Qur'an and woman / Amina Wadud-Muhsin

Author(s): Wadud, Amina
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Subjects: Koran--Theology
Women in the Koran
Muslim women--Koranic teaching
Koran
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Kuala Lumpur : Penerbit Fajar Bakti Sdn. Bhd., 1992
LC Classification: B, BP
Physical Description: x, 118 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: How Perceptions of Woman Influence Interpretation of the Quran 1
Background
Methodology: A Hermeneutical Model
Language and Prior Text
The Prior Text of Gender-specific Language
Perspectives on Woman
Distinctions between Men and Women
Key Terms and Concepts in the Quran
A Word about Quotations and Translations of Quran
Chapter Outlines
1. In the Beginning, Man and Woman Were Equal: Human Creation in the Quran 15
Creation and the Language of the Unseen
Creation of the First Parents
The Creation of Humankind
The Origins of Humankind: Ayah; Min; Nafs; Zawj
The Dualism of the Creation
The Events in the Garden
Conclusion
2. The Quranic View of Woman in This World 29
How the Quran Teaches the Reader through the Events in the Lives of the Individuals It has Mentioned
The Significance of the Women Mentioned or Referred to in the Quran
Woman as an Individual
Distinctions between Individuals: Taqwa
Distinctive Female Characters in the Quran
3. The Equity of Recompense: The Hereafter in the Quran 44
The Hereafter and Creation
Values of the Hereafter
Stages of the Hereafter
Death
Resurrection
Judgement
The Equity of Recompense
Recompense of the Individual
The Final Abode
Hell
Paradise
Companions in the Hereafter
Hur-al-ayn in Quranic Discussions of Paradise
Zawj in the Hereafter
The Hereafter from Allah's Perspective (inda Allah)
Summary
4. Rights and Roles of Woman: Some Controversies 62
Functional Distinctions on Earth
Woman is not just Biology
Darajah
Faddala
Nushuz: Disruption of Marital Harmony
The Significance of Context and Chronology in Quranic Social Reforms for Women
Divorce
Patriarchy
Polygamy
Witness
Inheritance
Male Authority
Child Care
Conclusion 94
Appendix: List of Female Characters Mentioned in the Quran 106
Bibliography 109
Index 117
Notes: ISBN: 9676519766
Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-116) and index
OCLC Number: 28399617
ISBN/ISSN: 9676519766