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Title Windows of faith : Muslim women scholar-activists in North America / edited by Gisela Webb.
Imprint Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press, 2000.

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Series Women and gender in North American religions
Women and gender in North American religions.
Subject Muslim women.
Women in Islam.
Alt Name Webb, Gisela.
NetLibrary, Inc.
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Series Women and gender in North American religions
Women and gender in North American religions.
Subject Muslim women.
Women in Islam.
Alt Name Webb, Gisela.
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xxv, 295 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-280) and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585254990 (electronic bk.) : $39.95
081562851X (cloth : alk. paper)
0815628528 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 45730924
Additional Format Original (DLC) 99040405 (OCoLC)42002624.
Table of Contents
 Introduction: "May Muslim Women Speak for Themselves, Please?" / Gisela Webb 
 Contributors 
Pt. 1Qur'anic/Theological Foundations 
 1Alternative Qur'anic Interpretation and the Status of Muslim Women / Amina Wadud3
 2Muslim Women's Islamic Higher Learning as a Human Right: Theory and Practice / Nimat Hafez Barazangi22
Pt. 2Law 
 3An Introduction to Muslim Women's Rights / Azizah Y. Al-Hibri51
 4Women's Self-Identity in the Qur'an and Islamic Law / Maysam J. Al-Faruqi72
 5Her Honor: An Islamic Critique of the Rape Laws of Pakistan from a Woman-Sensitive Perspective / Asifa Quraishi102
 6The Scholar and the Fatwa: Legal Issues Facing African American and Immigrant Muslim Communities in the United States / Aminah Beverly McCloud136
Pt. 3Literature, Spirituality 
 7Braiding the Stories: Women's Eloquence in the Early Islamic Era / Mohja Kahf147
 8Reading the Signs: Unfolding Truth and the Transformation of Authority / Rabia Terri Harris172
Pt. 4Activism 
 9Striving for Muslim Women's Human Rights - Before and Beyond Beijing: An African American Perspective / Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons197
 10Is Family Planning Permitted by Islam? The Issue of a Women's Right to Contraception / Riffat Hassan226
App. AHuman Rights in the Qur'anic Perspective / Riffat Hassan241
App. BA Partial List of Organizations for Muslim Women's Rights, Advocacy, and Higher Islamic Education in the United States / Kareema Altomare249
 Glossary259
 Works Cited267
 Index281