Bint al-Shati's Wives of the Prophet: Feminist or Feminine?

@article{Roded2006BintAW,
  title={Bint al-Shati's Wives of the Prophet: Feminist or Feminine?},
  author={Ruth Roded},
  journal={British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={33},
  pages={51 - 66}
}
  • Ruth Roded
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies
Abstract The Egyptian writer and Islamic scholar Dr. cA'isha cAbd al-Rahman (b. 1913), who originated from the countryside, was a pioneering woman in many respects, although she did not consider herself to be a feminist. She was one of the first Egyptians to write about the agrarian problems of the country and the plight of the peasants; and of the pioneering generation of female Arab literati. She was also the first Muslim woman to undertake Quranic exegesis. Writing under her pen name, Bint… Expand

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