Qur’an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam

ONTOLOGY AS METHODOLOGYTHE STUDYTheology of the Margins. The Reading of Farid EsackHistorical ContextINTERPRETIVE METHODThe Order of the TextsContests over Contexts: From Scholarly Project to Liberating ExegesisISLAM AND THE TASK OF LIBERATIONOn Divine JusticeEsack and the Exodus: A Critique and a ProposalTowards a Comprehensive Justice: Prophetic SolidarityINTERFAITH SOLIDARITY AND A COMMITMENT TO THE MARGINSBeyond DialogueIslam as a Theology of the MarginsCONCLUSIONSFrom the Hereafter to the Here and Now. The Reading ofAsghar Ali EngineerHistorical ContextISLAMIC TEXTS AND SACRED AUTHORITYQur’an FirstBetween Exegesis and EssentialismOn AuthorityA REVOLUTIONARY FAITHIslam and Liberation TheologyKarbala: An Islamic Paradigm of LiberationAn All-Encompassing Justice? Class, Gender, and PluralismSECULARISM, MODERNISM, PEACE: THREE CRITIQUESCommunal Violence and the Secular AlternativeReason and Literacy: A Modernist HermeneuticIs a Theology of Liberation Necessarily a Theology of Peace?CONCLUSIONSGender Justice as a Way of Life. The Reading of Amina WadudLanguage and its DiscontentsHistorical ContextHERMENEUTICAL APPROACHA Qur’anic DiscourseAn Exegesis for the Present (and who has the authority to do it)Between Praxis and ApplicationQUR’AN AND GENDER JUSTICEWomen Reading as WomenThe Origins of HumankindThe Justice of Divine JudgementThe Final AbodesPolygamy, Veiling, and SeclusionThe Family: Then and NowSaying No to (the Literal Letter of) the TextOn Gender Mainstreaming and Male SolidarityParadigms of Struggle: Tawhid and KhilafaJUSTICE FOR ALLLiberation for Whom?On Race and Religious PluralismClass and Global Politics: A Problematic AnalysisHagar: The Complexity of Oppression EmbodiedWalking the Walk: Justice as a Way of LifeCONCLUSIONSAgainst Patriarchy. The Reading ofAsma BarlasHistorical ContextMETHODOLOGYThe Primacy of the WordHow to Read the Qur’an: Hermeneutical StrategiesQUR’AN AND GENDER I: TRADITIONAL PATRIARCHYReading for Justice: A Different ApproachThe Infinite Justice of the One GodFathers: Earthly Surrogates of God?Prophetic Paradigms: Abraham and MuhammadA Hermeneutical IronyQUR’AN AND GENDER II: MODERN PATRIARCHYFrom Biological Sex to Politicized GenderOn Mothering, Polygamy, and VeilingRevisiting a Difficult VerseCritical Interpretation or Apologetic Argument?ISLAM: A DOUBLE CRITIQUEBetween a Rock and a Hard Place/11 and EmpireOn Class and RaceTwin FundamentalismsCONCLUSIONSDirect Engagement with ScriptureThe Role of Experience in Thematic InterpretationLasting Effects: The Rise of Print CultureCONCLUSIONSBibliography
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