Woman's Identity and the Qur'an (Hardcover)

A New Reading

By Nimat Hafez Barazangi

University Press of Florida, 9780813027852, 192pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2004

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An original and uncompromising study of the Qur'anic foundations of women's identity and agency, this book is a bold call to Muslim women and men to reread and reinterpret the Qur'an, Islam's most authoritative source, and to discover within its revelations an inherent affirmation of gender equality.

About the Author

Nimat Hafez Barazangi, a research fellow in the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Cornell University, is the coeditor of Islamic Identity and the Struggle for Justice (UPF).