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Bent rib : a journey through women's issues in Islam / Huda al-Khattab.

Khattab, Huda, author. (Author).
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West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 297.19 KHA (Text) 31951004134950 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction In process -

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  • ISBN: 9786035010344
  • Physical Description: 176 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: New revised English edition 3.
  • Publisher: Riyadh : International Islamic Publishing House, 2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [163]-166).
Summary, etc.: "Bent Rib: A Journey Through Women's Issues in Islam is the result of the author's exploration of a number of issues surrounding Muslim women, especially those which critics of Islam use as ammunition. These are issues which are concern to all Muslim women. Bent Rib examines a number of controversial issues such as domestic violence, female genital mutilation and failure to educate girls, and points out the divergence between Islamic teaching and actual culturally-influenced, practice. The problem is not Islam itself, but un-Islamic practices that are prevalent in many communities, a situation which has to be addressed." -- provided by publisher.
Subject: Muslim women > Conduct of life.
Sex role > Religious aspects > Islam.
Islam > Customs and practices.
Women in Islam.

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