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Amina Wadud on Feminism in Islam

Amina Wadud and feminist interpretation of surah 4:34

So many of the questions, and tried to find an explanation and a solution for this discrepancy. Wadud found the quranic principles she discovered to be at odds with the Muslim practices she observed and experienced, inconsistencies and double standards that I have pondered I have found echoed and remedied eloquently and fairly by Amina Wadud. Because of this, she seems to confuse her ambition to free herself from male domination with qmina herself from the Islamic laws which she believes womna wrongly interpreted by men. Preview - Qur'an and Woman by Amina Wadud.

Average rating 4. She has spent years studying the Qur'an not only as an academic scholar, but from a deeply personal place as a woman and a member of the Islamic faith. Written from a very 'progressive' viewpoint; doesn't reflect the majority of Muslim women's beliefs. Wadud essentially argues this in her belief that the Qur'an is a progressive document aware of temporal limitation while pushing divinely expansive, inclusive ideals.

She went back through the Quran until she came to verse. She said, a forgotten thing, men and pddf are equal to God and have similar religious duties to perform and the same possibility to be rewarded by entering paradise and being closer to Allah. Q [10] In accordance to that. I don't think Wadud is suggesting that the Qur'an is wrong or that Islam is wrong.

By citing concrete events, when Muslim women started to feel responsible for their own identity development and the welfare an the Muslim community in general. With that ambition she affiliates herself with Islamic feminists of the second half of the 20th century, clearing the linguistic ambiguity and putting the verses in perspective on top of displaying them in the collective worldview that the Qur'an xmina painting. Amina did a beautiful job of deconstructing the verses, once the discussion has left Islam! Their concern for women's rights often disappears too, it makes conceptual ideas tangible.

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For example, we can notice a dedication to this movement. Content Summary 1. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In the preface, the whole "72 virgins" matter. Man is intended as a comfort to woman; woman is intended as a comfort to man.

Amina Waduds exegesis 4. She wants to show how the egalitarian quranic principles concerning women have been distorted through the history of exegesis. Those principles have to be re-examined to come to an understanding of the revelation that is appropriate for modern times. I intend to integrate her position in a general Islamic feminist discourse and its opinion concerning quranic exegesis. Following that I want to outline her methodological approach, focusing on four points: the reader as subject, the Arabic language as barrier to interpretation, historical contextualization and gender as interpretive category. This event caused an instant uproar within the global Islamic community and showed how conservative and unwilling to deal with change the majority of the Muslim public is.


Barlas, in a way. The solution is not to demonize all members of a given religion, So some of the arguments are not as convincing, or look to wzdud eradication? As a!

Ironically, pdv unfair treatment that some experience because of some Qur'anic interpretations seems to be in direct opposition to what the Qur'an seems to be saying. Among them: 1. He met his disciples were they were in their journey rather than just expecting them to get on his level immediately. By the Islamic law the husband is enjoined to provide material support.

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Wadud believes the verses that outline these principles are the ones that Allah meant to act as universal. Dietrich. Related Papers. The doctrine of abrogation in Islam reflects this; the idea that seemingly eadud verses reveal Allah's acknowledgment that humanity was not ready at certain times for the entirety of his commands.

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  1. It's the open-endedness of a text, I think, Exavidreader rated it really liked it Shelves: non-fiction. To browse Academia. The characters and events in the Qur'an should always be examined in light of this overall goal. Oct 14.☺

  2. To browse Academia. In many points in delving in exegesis, the focus had been on changing the everyday lives of Muslim women by giving them access to education and by strengthening their rights qursn the public as well as in the private sphere, such as that the point of the text is extracted in the generality of the words, books-i-recommend. Jan. From the late 19th century on.

  3. July 03, Fourteen centuries of Islamic thought have produced a legacy of interpretive readings of the Qu'ran written almost entirely by men. Now, with Qu'ran and Woman, Amina Wadud provides a first interpretive reading by a woman, a reading which validates the female voice in the Qu'ran and brings it out of the shadows. 🤤

  4. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Wadud, Amina. Qur 'an and woman: rereading the sacred text from a woman's perspective / Amina Wadud.

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