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The Redemption of Women's Liberation: Reviving Qasim Amin

Ellen Anne McLarney

in Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158488
eISBN:
9781400866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158488.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The concept of women's liberation has become an integral part of a transnational Islamic discourse, deployed in contexts as diverse as debates over the freedom to wear the headscarf in France, in the ... More


Self and Other in Historical Islamic Discourse

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

in Never Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362783
eISBN:
9780199362806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362783.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter examines various genres of the historical Islamic discourse on religious difference—including the apologetic, polemical, exegetical, juridical, and Sufi—in an effort to highlight the ... More


Islam: Ideals and Realities

KATE ZEBIRI

in Maḥmūd Shalt=ut and Islamic Modernism

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263302
eISBN:
9780191682469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263302.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the works of Maḥmūd Shaltūt to address the tension between ideal and reality in contemporary Islamic discourse. This conflicting need of a contemporary Muslim involved ... More


Introduction: Psychoanalysis and Islam

Omnia El Shakry

in The Arabic Freud: Psychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174792
eISBN:
9781400888030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174792.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter briefly explores the topography of modern selfhood and its ethical and epistemological contours in postwar Egypt. More specifically, it asks what it means to think through ... More


Does Submission to God's Will Preclude Biotechnological Intervention?: Lessons from Muslim Dialysis Patients in Contemporary Egypt

Sherine F. Hamdy

in Deus in Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249800
eISBN:
9780823252480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249800.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers a critique of the (Orientalist-derived) notion of Islamic fatalism through an ethnographic study of devout Muslims in contemporary Egypt and their flexible attitudes concerning ... More


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