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Why Muslim Women are Reinterpreting the Qur’an and Hadith: A Transformative Scholarship-Activism 

On April 14, 2016, Dr. Nimat Hafez Barazangi returned to the Gottesman Libraries to discuss her most recent book, Why Muslim Women are Reinterpreting the Qur’an and Hadith: A Transformative Scholarship-Activism. A Cornell research fellow and Teachers College alum, Dr. Barazangi understands the value of education, especially to marginalized populations. In her talk, she explained …

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Muhammad: A very short introduction 

Title: Muhammad: A very short introduction Author: Jonathan A. C. Brown Publisher: Oxford University Press Call Number: BP75 .B76 2011 From the Publisher: "As the founder of Islam, a religion with over one billion followers, Muhammad is beyond all doubt one of the most influential figures in world history. But learning about his life and …

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Reconfiguring Islamic Tradition 

Title: Reconfiguring Islamic tradition: reform, rationality, and modernity Author: By Samira Haj. Publisher: Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, c2009. Check It Out:  EBOOKS From the Publisher: Samira Haj conceptualizes Islam through a close reading of two Muslim reformers—Muhammad ibn 'Abdul Wahhab (1703–87) and Muhammad 'Abduh (1849–1905)—each representative of a distinct trend, chronological as well …

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