Women and the Transmission of Religious Knowledge in Islam

Asma Sayeed


Women and the Transmission of Religious Knowledge in Islam

Women and the Transmission of Religious Knowledge in Islam

  • Title: Women and the Transmission of Religious Knowledge in Islam
  • Author: Asma Sayeed
  • ISBN: 9781107031586
  • Page: 220
  • Format: Hardcover



Asma Sayeed s book explores the history of women as religious scholars from the first decades of Islam through the early Ottoman period seventh to the seventeenth centuries Focusing on women s engagement with ad th, this book analyzes dramatic chronological patterns in women s ad th participation in terms of developments in Muslim social, intellectual, and legal historyAsma Sayeed s book explores the history of women as religious scholars from the first decades of Islam through the early Ottoman period seventh to the seventeenth centuries Focusing on women s engagement with ad th, this book analyzes dramatic chronological patterns in women s ad th participation in terms of developments in Muslim social, intellectual, and legal history Drawing on primary and secondary sources, this work uncovers the historical forces that shaped Muslim women s public participation in religious learning In the process, it challenges two opposing views that Muslim women have been historically marginalized in religious education, and alternately that they have been consistently empowered thanks to early role models such as isha bint Ab Bakr, the wife of the Prophet Mu ammad This book is a must read for those interested in the history of Muslim women as well as in debates about their rights in the modern world The intersections of this history with topics in Muslim education, the development of Sunn orthodoxies, Islamic law, and ad th studies make this work an important contribution to Muslim social and intellectual history of the early and classical eras.


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يستكشفُ هذا الكتاب تاريخ المُحَدِّثات من النساء خلال عشرة قرون، منذ ظهور الإسلام حتى مُستهلِّ العصر العُثماني. يُعتبر الكتاب دراسة تحليلية للمُحَدِّثات من النساء في التاريخ الإسلامي رصدت فيه الكاتبة مساهمة النساء في رواية الحديث، والعوامل التي أدت إلى انتشار هذه المشاركة [...]

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