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Reformist Islam and Women’s Rights

Mohsen Kadivar

in Human Rights and Reformist Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474449304
eISBN:
9781474495400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449304.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter critically analyses the challenges of traditional Islam in addressing the notion of human rights as it relates to women’s issues, and provides a solution using Quranic teachings. It ... More


Introduction

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

What is the situation of religious freedom in contemporary Islam? What are the positions of conservative and reformist Muslims on blasphemy, apostasy and heresy? Are there any substantive differences ... More


Introduction to the 2008 Edition

Mohsen Kadivar

in Human Rights and Reformist Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474449304
eISBN:
9781474495400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449304.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This Preface contains six sections. The author analyses the works of the most distinguished thinkers of Islam and human rights: Mahmoud Mohamed Taha, Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na‘im, Ann Elizabeth Mayer, ... More


What makes Islam unique?

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This Chapter first appeared as the lead article in the Times Literary Supplement on 10 September 2014. It is a review of the historian Michael Cook’s Ancient Religions, Modern Politics: The Islamic ... More


Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Mohsen Kadivar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Is it lawful to shed the blood of a man or a woman who insults the Prophet Muhammad? Does the Qur’an stipulate a worldly punishment for apostates? Beginning with a genealogy of religious freedom in ... More


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