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Qurʾān: Modern Interpretations: Euro-American Languages
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Modern texts on women in the Qurʾān published in the last quarter of the twentieth century in Euro-American languages are unparalleled in any other period since the late eighteenth century. This proliferation of texts in English and other European languages immediately raises the question of language as a determinant of scholarship on modern interpretation of women in the Qurʾān. In attempting to categorize the plethora of literature on this topic – whether in Asian or Euro-American languages – …

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Abugideiri, Hibba, “Qurʾān: Modern Interpretations: Euro-American Languages”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 21 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0608b>
First published online: 2009

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