Women in Islam: What the Quran and Sunnah Say
Abdul Raheem Kidwai
A compilation of quotations from the Qur'an and Hadith collections that address women specifically.
Women in Islam is a simple compilation of quotations from the Qur’an and Hadith collections that refer to or address women specifically. It engages the reader in a moment of reflection on the Islamic view of womanhood: her existence as a creation of Allah, her role as a positive stakeholder in building a God-conscious society and her capacity for attaining proximity with Allah.
Qur’anic verses and Hadith addressing and referring to women
Women specifically mentioned in the Qur’an
- Believing women in the Qur’an
Queen of Sheba
Pharaoh’s believing wife
Prophet Moses’s mother
Prophet Shuayb’s daughters
Allah’s response to some women’s pleas
- Disbelieving women in the Qur’an
Abu Lahab’s wife
Women Hadith narrators and teachers