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Faith and Power: Women in Islam
Confounding the expectations of many observers, Muslim women have occupied positions of power for as long as Islam has existed. These roles range from the trading might of the Prophet Muhammad’s first wife, Khadija, to the more formal status of the 12th century Queen Arwa of Yemen. The Qur’an alludes to women of authority from as long ago as the Queen of Sheba and Asiyah ...more
Hardcover, 120 pages
Published 2008 by Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
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I finish this book in just one day because I was too bored at my work. So I decided to read dis book n surprisingly this book caught my attention. Lots of details regarding Muslim women in Islamic history that I do not know such as Mumtaz Mahal (the wife of Shah Jahan) and Roxelane (wife of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificient) are told in this book. I recommend this book for all history lovers out there because there are not many history books that discussed about the famous women in Islamic ...more