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By Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet,Beth S. Wenger

Jewish and
Islamic histories have lengthy been interrelated. either traditions emerged from
ancient cultures born within the heart East and either are rooted in texts and
traditions that experience usually excluded girls. while, either teams have
recently visible a resurgence in spiritual orthodoxy between ladies, besides as
growing feminist routine that problem conventional non secular buildings. In the
United States, Jews and Muslims function as minority cultures, carving out a
place for non secular and ethnic strong point. The time is ripe for a volume
that explores the connection among those religions in the course of the prism of
gender.

 

Gender in Judaism and Islam brings together
scholars operating within the fields of Judaism and Islam to handle a various range
of themes, together with gendered readings of texts, felony concerns in marriage and
divorce, ritual practices, and women's literary expressions
and historic reports, besides feminist impacts in the Muslim
and Jewish groups and matters affecting Jewish and Muslim girls in
contemporary society. conscientiously crafted, together with part introductions by means of the
editors to focus on vast photo insights provided by means of the participants, the
volume focuses realization at the theoretical ideas that gender scholarship
has dropped at the learn of Muslim and Jewish experiences.
At a time
when Judaism and Islam are usually mentioned as if they have been inherently at
odds, this publication deals a much-needed reconsideration of the connections and
commonalties among those traditions. It bargains new insights into every one of
these cultures and invitations comparative views that deepen our
understanding of either Islam and Judaism.

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