Speaking In God S Name

Author: Khaled Abou El Fadl
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780744684
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This challenging new book reviews the ethics at the heart of the Islamic legal system, and suggests that these laws have been misinterpreted by certain sources in an attempt to control women.

Women S Rights And Islamic Family Law

Author: Lynn Welchman
Publisher: Zed Books
ISBN: 9781842770955
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Gisela Webb says in her introduction to Windows of Faith that such works are '
evidence of the lively, creative, critical, and self-critical discussions currently
taking place in the academy and in Muslim communities and professional
organizations in the United States, raising issues of religious pluralism,
democracy, gender, and modernity as they relate to Islam and Muslim identity' (
Webb 2000: xii). Khaled Abou el Fadl's Speaking in God's Name: Islamic Law,
Authority and Women (2001) ...

Secular And Islamic Feminist Critiques In The Work Of Fatima Mernissi

Author: Raja Rhouni
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004176160
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Laying Bare My Assumptions Following Mir-Hosseini in her Islam and Gender,
which urges scholars “to bring (their) own perspectives and agendas to the
surface,” and following the example of Abou El Fadl in his Speaking in God's
Name, I also think that it is important to lay out from the outset the assumptions
made in this book.33 ... 33 Mir-Hosseini, Islam and Gender, 4; and Khaled Abou
El Fadl, Speaking in God's Name: Islamic Law, Authority and Women (Oxford:
Oneworld, 2001).

American Muslim Women Religious Authority And Activism

Author: Juliane Hammer
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 029274272X
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It is a path to God, with emphasis on its individual dimension. However, as an
Islamic legal scholar Abou El Fadl has focused on the collective interpretations
and negotiations of shariʿah in Muslim societies and communities through the
complex methodologies and schools of fiqh. His aptly titled book, Speaking in
God's Name: Islamic Law, Authority, and Women, points to the significance of
those who have historically assumed the role of interpreters of the Divine Will, the
ʿulama.1 If ...

Women And Leadership In Islamic Law

Author: David Solomon Jalajel
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317302745
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... Speaking in God's Name: Islamic Law, Authority and Women (Oxford:
Oneworld Publications, 2001), 113. Abou El Fadl, Speaking in God's Name, 136.
The vast majority of legal theorists from all four schools of law hold that the
imperative literally indicates obligation and the negative imperative literally
indicates a prohibition. Their use of these verb tenses for other purposes, like
encouragement or discouragement, is regarded as metaphorical. See al-Juwaynī
, al-Burhān 1:159 and ...

God Loves Diversity And Justice

Author: Susanne Scholz
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739173197
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For information on the Wahhabis and Salafis's obsession of excluding women,
see Khaled Abou El Fadl, Speaking in God's Name: Islamic Law, Authority and
Women (Oxford: Oneworld, 2001); Natana J. DeLong-Bas, Wahhabi Islam: From
Revival and Reform to Global Jihad (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004);
Roel Meijer (ed.), Global S alafism: Islam's New Religious Movement (New York:
Columbia University Press, 2009); Michael Cooke, "On the Origins of Wahhabism
,” ...

A New Introduction To Islam

Author: Daniel W. Brown
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444357727
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What is one to do with Islam in history? This is, after all, a religion rooted in
history which aims in some sense to transform the world by bringing human
beings and societies into submission to God. This last challenge is taken up, at
least in part, in one of the most sophisticated recent works on Islam and gender,
Khalid Abou El Fadl's Speaking in God's Name: Islamic Law, Authority and
Women (2001b). Abou El Fadl adopts many of the same techniques as Mernissi
and Wadud – qadcth ...

Faith And Feminism

Author: Phyllis Trible
Publisher: Presbyterian Publishing Corp
ISBN: 0664239692
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Terence Lovat (New York: Springer, 2012) see Terence Lovat, “The 'Women's
Movement' in Modern Islam: Reflections on the Revival of Islam's Oldest Issue,”
and Kelly al-Dakkak, “Reconciling Traditional Islamic Methods with Liberal
Feminism: Reflections from Tunisia by Mohamed Talbi.” Many scholars add
Khaled Abou El Fadl to this group, though he refuses this affiliation. See Khaled
Abou El Fadl, Speaking in God's Name: Islamic Law, Authority and Women (
Oxford: Oneworld, ...

Islam And Literalism

Author: Robert Gleave
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748655549
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the arbitrary nature of divine approval, the perception of God in this world or the
next, the punishment of the tomb, the questioning of the believer by Munkar and
Nākir,6 the infallibility of the Companions, to name but a few, were considered to
be ... the divergence was not between the interests of the political and religious
notables but rather between this politico-religious establishment and the mass of
the people, including women and slaves, who were deprived of any kind of
authority, ...

Minor Marriage In Early Islamic Law

Author: Carolyn Baugh
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004344861
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Early authority matters for Muslims, particularly that of the earliest scholars of
Islam who attempted to distill the divine will into righteous practice. Often this sort
of ... But authority is not vested only in those earliest jurists, or the earliest
community, but stretches along a vast continuum of pious men engaged with the
law and its texts.24 That it has been a largely male enterprise is evidenced by the
fact ... God's Name: Islamic Law, Authority and Women (Oxford:Oneworld, 2001),
5. 27 Ibn ...