Journals Higher Education

Domestic Violence and the Islamic Tradition

Ayesha S. Chaudhry

Oxford Islamic Legal Studies

  • A multidisciplinary work that touches on law, religion, politics, and gender studies to explore the issue of domestic violence in Islam
  • Explains the struggle to accommodate patriarchal religious traditions within a contemporary egalitarian framework
  • Shows how the same scriptural text can be used to make opposing arguments, offering a compelling pedagogical tool to teachers when approaching the Qur'an as scripture

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