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Review: Believing Women in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'anUser Review - Penandinkpot Uzma - Goodreads
Very good read and a needed book for today. A woman need not be labelled as a feminist to agree with all that is said and asked by a predominantly patriarchal tradition as opposed to a human tradition of men and women and their purpose and balanced relations. Read full review
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Review: Believing Women in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'anUser Review - Aasem Bakhshi - Goodreads
I initially wanted to give this book 4 stars but then I ended up giving an extra because I must have given 5 if I was women. This is an excellent all-encompassing text and not just another feminist ... Read full review
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