The University of Texas press has released a second, revised, edition of Believing Women in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an, by Asma Barlas, professor of Politics, along with a monograph, A Brief Introduction to Believing Women in Islam, co-authored with David R. Finn. A Canadian philosopher who developed an interest in Barlas's liberatory hermeneutics of Islam's scripture, Finn undertook to "translate" it into simple language for non-academic readers.
ABC Online (Australia) has published a keynote by Politics professor Asma Barlas --" Reading the Qur'an Justly"-- in its Religion and Ethics section. This is an edited version of her comments at the conference on "(Un)Just Religion: Building Community and Identity," held at Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada) on March 16th. https://www.abc.net.au/religion/reading-the-quran-justly/10973190
Politics Professor Asma Barlas published Reading the word in a foreign tongue: Islam’s scripture and non-Arab Muslims, in WORD, Volume 65 Issue 1 click here
A few weeks ago, my Islam class read two sets of verses about sexual modesty and dress in the...