The Absence of Muslim Women in Shaping Islamic Thought: Foundations of Muslims’ Peaceful and Just Co‐Existence

  title={The Absence of Muslim Women in Shaping Islamic Thought: Foundations of Muslims’ Peaceful and Just Co‐Existence},
  author={Nimat Hafez Barazangi},
  journal={The journal of law and religion},
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