Speaking in God's Name:
Islamic Law, Authority and Women
Oneworld Publications (Oxford), 2001
A brilliant work on authority in Islamic law, and its application with particular regard to women and legal responsa (fatawa) on women. Includes a powerfully insightful analysis of many controversial fatawa on women, and illustrates why they may or may not hold authority. The book provides depth of analysis for the specialist, as well as engaging and enlightening discussion for the non-specialist.
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