Sexual Ethics and Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur'an, Hadith and Jurisprudence
Oneworld Publications, 2006 M07 6 - 192 pages
Whether exploring the thorny issues of wives' sexual duties, divorce, homosexuality, or sex outside marriage, discussions of sexual ethics and Islam often spark heated conflict rather than reasoned argument. In this ground-breaking, lucid, and carefully constructed work, feminist Muslim scholar Dr Kecia Ali asks how one can determine what makes sex lawful and ethical in the sight of God. Drawing on both revealed and interpretative Muslim texts, Ali critiques medieval and contemporary commentators alike to produce a balanced and comprehensive study of a subject both sensitive and urgent, making this an invaluable resource for students, scholars, and interested readers.
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Notes. Notes. to. Introduction. 1 . 5 . soo Wolfe and Beliefnet , eds . , Taking Back
Islam . On the genesis of these images , see Kahf , Western Representations of
the Muslim Woman . Al - Sheha , Woman in the Shade of Islam , p . 79 .
Jonathan Brockopp notes that there is “ a substantial literature under each of
these categories , ” but “ we would look in vain here for practical application of
Islamic ideals to matters of daily life . ” See “ Taking Life and Saving Life , ” in
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165 notes that cases of “ claims and counterclaims " are common . See country
profiles in An - Na ' im , Islamic Family Law in a Changing World , for specifics .
This can cause problems where a suspended or conditional oath of divorce ...
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In this important revised edition of Ali's major treatise on a feminist approach to Islam, she offers a broad and comprehensive view of how sexual ethics have been defined in Islam throughout history ... Read full review
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This book is excellent! This woman is a brilliant scholar: quotes from a variety of texts, presents both (sometimes multiple) sides of an argument, and honestly reveals her own biases. I can't recommend this book strongly enough!!! Read full review
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