Women's Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation

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Qur'an and Women: Rereading the sacred text from a Women's perspective

 

No method of Qur'anic exegesis is fully objective. Each exegete makes some subjective choices. Some details of their interpretations reflect their subjective choices and not necessarily the intent of the text. Yet, often, no distinction is made between text and interpretation. I put interpretations of woman in the Qur'an into three categories: 'traditional', reactive, and holistic. 

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Author: 
Amina Wadud
Published Date: 
30/05/2014