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Sexual Ethics and Islam
Sexual Ethics and Islam
Sexual Ethics and Islam
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Oneworld

Sexual Ethics and Islam

Kecia Ali

Paperback

9781780743813

 

Feminist reflections on Qur'an, Hadith, and Jurispridence

 

Contents

 

1. Marriage, Money, and Sex

2. Lesser Evils: Divorce in Islamic Ethics

3. “What your right hands possess”: Slave Concubinage in Muslim Texts and Discourses

4. Prohibited Acts and Forbidden Partners: Illicit Sex in Islamic Jurisprudence

5. Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell:  Same-Sex Intimacy in Muslim Thought

6. “Reduce but do not destroy”: Female “Circumcision” in Islamic Sources

7. “If you have touched women”: Female Bodies and Male Agency in the Qur’an

8. The Prophet Muhammad, his Beloved Aishah, and Modern Muslim Sensibilities

9. Toward an Islamic Ethics of Sex