Women, Islam and Prophecy

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The study of ‘Women and Islam’ has expanded exponentially in recent decades.

This lecture maps out emerging agendas, for example, the growing interest in women’s role in the transmission of Islamic knowledge and practice. It examines new avenues such as conceptions of women and gender in Muslim theology, using the theological debate on whether women could be prophets as a case study. How might this help us to rethink our own ideas about women in Islam?

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This event was on Tue, 09 May 2023

Dr Shuruq Naguib

Dr Shuruq Naguib

Shuruq Naguib is a lecturer in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at the University of Lancaster. She received her PhD in Islamic Studies...

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