Sexual Ethics and Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur'an, Hadith, and Jurisprudence
Annotation Stoning. Slavery. Honour killings. Homosexuality. In the context of Islam, these topics are frequently discussed but little understood. When debated, such emotive issues often spark heated argument rather than reasoned deliberation. In this lucid and carefully constructed volume, feminist academic Kecia Ali examines classical Muslim texts and tries to evaluate whether a just system of sexual ethics is possible within an Islamic framework. Seeking to avoid polemical argument, Ali explores key themes such as consent and control, which are crucial to any understanding of either traditional Islamic sexual ethics or the possibilities for progressive transformation in these ideals. Suitable for students and the interested reader alike, Sexual Ethics in Islam is an essential tool for understanding modern Islam in today's increasingly sexualised world.
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Notes Notes to Introduction 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 . 6 . 7 . 8 . 9 . 10 . 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
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
idem , ed ...
165 notes that cases of “ claims and counterclaims " are common . 20 . See
country profiles in An - Na'im , Islamic Family Law in a Changing World , for
specifics . 21 . This can cause problems where a suspended or conditional oath
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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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