8 Amina Wadud, Inside the Gender Jihad: Women’s Reform in Islam (Oxford: Oneworld, ). 9 Carol Hanisch, “The Personal is Political,” was published in. Amina Wadud gave a lecture as a part of our Islam in America Lecture Series on ” Gender Jihad” Amina Wadud is the author of many books including Inside the. Read “Inside The Gender Jihad Women’s Reform in Islam” by Amina Wadud with Rakuten Kobo. In this engaging study, Dr Amina Wadud, an Afro-American.

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The review must be at least 50 characters long. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I use radical pluralism to describe how in the Muslim community there is diversity of opinion. I do get angry however that many of her views, which I think jiad necess I read this for a class that I didn’t enjoy so this review is difficult.

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Wadud has also openly advocated “pluralism” and “equality” as an endorsement of a LGBT rights. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law. Social justice, gender equality, love, mercy and reciprocity between women and men are the inspiration I received from the Quran and I will do everything I can to achieve this in the world.

Both those who invited me and I knew that this was a landmark event because it could change the idea of Islamic leadership. Books by Amina Wadud. In this volume, Wadud combines the both the blatant sexism and subtle micro-aggressions women experience daily, contextual historical perspectives, and her own experiences to create a clear, concise, moving call for greater discussion and dialogue surrounding gender justice in Islam pg 4.

She is the author of “Qur’an and Woman: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Travelling all over the world, I discover the existence of different faiths and the relations they have.


Nida rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Syed Iqbal, state secretary of India Towheed Jamad, said that she comes with the backing of the US government and offers so-called progressive views that are against the basic tenets of Islam, and that his outfit would protest in front of the venues if she were allowed to talk.

Islamic Ethos and the Specter of Modernity. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Mahdiyeh rated it really liked it Jun 04, See Women as imams for a discussion of the issue. Islam says that we have to combine faith with good deeds.

Muslim American Women on Campus. Mar 12, Wawan rated it really liked it. The more I studied the more I understood that the Muslim community was not living as taught in the Quran. Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur’an.

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Egyptian academic Gamal al-Banna argued that her actions were supported by Islamic sources. There was also the reaction of extremist Islamists, but these were not determining factors for my faith or my actions. Muslim Women in Britain.

Whenever there is a difference in the ijtihad interpretation of the Holy Books we have to use our intelligence to understand the real meaning of Islam. Amina Wadud is articulate and extremely knowledgeable in Inside the Gender Jihad and her goals are easily defined and achieved. Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman’s Perspective.

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I do get angry however that many of her views, which I think are necessary for the Islamic world, are destroyed and cast off because she and others choose radical action having a non-veiled woman make the call to prayer in a church in Boston for example as opposed to critical, scholarly discussion which I think she is more than capable of.

Western Muslims and the Future of Islam. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Because Wadud said she had become the target of death threats, the police and her employer, fearing for her security and reacting to concerns from parents about their children’s safety, asked her to conduct her classes from home through a video link.


I wanted to prove that human beings are on an horizontal line of reciprocity, that means that there is no role that is fixed by gender unless determined by biology.

Buy the selected items together This item: Beginning with her own place in the effort for greater justice for women in Islam, Wadud goes on tackle a number of pertinent issues, including the state of Muslim women’s studies as a discipline in mainstream academia and the role of Muslim women in the domestic space. Paperbackpages. The first change was that I gained visibility even though I am a private person. Moosa called the prayer a “wonderful move.

Amina Wadud opens the discussion for all women seeking to redefine and reassess their intimate relationship with God and the authority of personhood all women have over their own existence within the Islamic faith as well as Muslim society.

I particularly loved her reimaginings of central Islamic terms s Wadud is absolutely brilliant, and it really shows through her past efforts to affirm her place within Islam as an African-American woman, her observations about gender, and her interpretations of the Qur’an and how those interpretations affect the ummah as a whole.

Retrieved April 15, He was the one who inspired me to study other religions. Each chapter feels like a distinctly different topic with only a small attempt to tie them together.