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Through the eyes of justice: a comparative study of liberationist and women's readings of the Qur'an

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The shari‘a, or the inherited legal tradition, has tended to dominate discussions of contemporary Islam. Relatively little attention has been given to the Qur’an, however, despite its importance both in terms of Muslim theology, in which it is understood as the actual Word of God, and of Islamic reformist thought. Far from being marginal, the Qur’an has emerged as a rich resource for theological reflection and sociopolitical action. Specifically, it has become a source of empowerment...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
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Oriental Studies Faculty
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St Antony's College
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Publication date:
2013
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK

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