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Unformatted text preview: male interpreters, male leaders, and male rulers Hijab o Several different interpretations of Quran 33:59 (lower gaze, protect private parts, don’t show adornment, draw veil over bosom) • Be modest • Cover hair • Cover everything but face and hands • Cover everything but eyes o Different apparel: Hijab, bourqa, abaya, chador o All are interpretations of Quranic revelation (what is eternal, universal, unchanging vs. what was contextual response, appropriate for 7 th century audience) o Q: What factors influence the current controversy over the veil? 19:51 19:51...
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- Spring '08
- Forbids female infanticide, predominantly male interpreters, eyes Different apparel