Posts Tagged ‘women’

Women and Prayer in Islamic Law

Posted on January 15th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

Behnam Sadeghi (Department of Religious Studies) has published The Logic of Law-Making in Islam: Women and Prayer in the Legal Tradition (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Sadeghi analyzes Hanafi jurists’ rulings on women’s participation in communal prayers from the eighth to the eighteenth century. The book elucidates the nature of reasoning in the Islamic legal tradition. It asks which factors […]

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Dominic Parviz Brookshaw: Sisters of the Pen: Women Poets in Early Nineteenth-century Iran

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by Abbasi Staff

October 11, 12:15 PM, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Workshop Series: “Persian Literature on the Cusp of Modernity” Dominic Parviz Brookshaw (Stanford University), “Sisters of the Pen: Women Poets in Early Nineteenth-century Iran” Abstract: For many in nineteenth-century Iran (both female and male), women’s writing was seen as a transgressive act. However, […]

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