By Asma Barlas
This new view takes readers into the guts of Islamic teachings on girls, gender, and patriarchy, letting them comprehend Islam via its so much sacred scripture, instead of via Muslim cultural practices or Western media stereotypes.
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"Believing Women" in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Quran: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an by Asma Barlas