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Most widely held works by Barbara Freyer Stowasser. Women in the Qur’an, traditions, and interpretation by Barbara Freyer Stowasser 26 editions published between and in English and Danish and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide “Islamic ideas about women and their role in society spark considerable debate – stowassr in the Western world and in stowaxser Islamic world itself. Despite the popular attention surrounding Middle Eastern attitudes toward women, there has been little systematic study of the statements regarding women in the Qur’an.

Barbara Stowasser fills this void with this study on the women of Islamic sacred history. Revealed narratives and legislation are then pursued through their medieval, modern, and contemporary interpretations.

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The theological exegetic sources here chosen, all Sunni, include the major classical works as well as, for the modern period, examples of modernist, traditionalist, and fundamentalist exegesis. For Hadith materials beyond the theological tafsir, Stowasser analyzes both popular narratives of the “tales of the prophets” genre and representative samples of the classical historical and legal Hadith.


A close reading of modern sources, including those by lay writers, shows the waning influence of these traditional materials in present-day Islamic thought. Stowasser establishes the link between the female figures as cultural symbols, and Islamic self-perceptions from the beginning to the present time.

Stowasser, Barbara Freyer [WorldCat Identities]

Islamic law and the challenges of modernity by Symposium Arab Legal Systems in Transition Book 12 editions published in in English and held barbada WorldCat member libraries worldwide “Since Europeans first colonized Arab lands in the nineteenth century, they have been pressing to have the area’s indigenous laws and legal systems adhere to Western models.

Although most Arab states now have national codes of law that reflect Western influence, fierce internal struggles regarding how to interpret Islamic law continue, particularly in the areas of gender and family.

From barbqra geographical and ideological points throughout the contemporary Arab world, Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad and Barbara Freyer Stowasser demonstrate the range of views on Islam’s legal heritage in the region. For either law or religion classes, Islamic Law and the Challenges of Modernity provides the broad historical overview and particular examples needed to understand this barbxra issue.

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The Islamic impulse by Barbara Freyer Stowasser Book 14 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. The day begins at sunset: Religion and political development: Bible and Qur’an side by side Book 4 editions published between and in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide This stowaser is an anthology which includes all the stories shared by both the Bible and the Qur’an presented side by side, showing verse by verse the similarities and differences between the two.


Starting with creation stowasseg six days, it leads to the Last Day of Reckoning, with its promise of heaven or hell, ending with characteristics God and Allah share. In the New Testament Jesus saves souls, who become angels on passing through the gates of heaven; in the Qur’an deserving men and women return to the Garden of Eden.

It also includes controversial topics such as the position of women, crime, and war. A time to reap: Women in the Qur’an by Barbara Freyer Stowasser 1 edition published in in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Religious ideology, women, and the family: The end is near minor and major barvara of the hour in Islamic texts and contexts by Barbara Freyer Stowasser 1 edition published in in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide. English 88 German 4 Indonesian 2 Danish 2 Malay 1. AuthorEditorOther.

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