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Randi PolizzottoExam 2 Review SheetWomen in IslamoThe scriptural basis for veilingQuranic Sources for the Practice of VeilingQuran 24:30-31: Modesty (Men and Women)oInstructions for both men and women to conductthemselves with modestyoFor men: subdue eyes and not stare at women andmaintain chastityoFor women: lower gaze and guard modesty-shouldnot display beauty and ornaments except what isapparent-draw head coverings over bosoms and notdisplay beauty except to husbands, fathers,husband’s fathers, sons, brothers, small childrenwith no sense of shame of sex-not strike feet todraw attentionQuran 33:53: Curtain/BarrieroRules that outsiders should follow when interactingwith prophet and insiders as they interact withprophetoPrivilege and status for prophet and his wife-practice of seclusion-elite statusoDo not enter home unless permission-do not forceinvitation-when finish eating you shall leave-do notengage in lengthy conversation (hurting him)-if youhave to ask wife something, ask from behind abarrier-cannot marry her afteroTo provide domestic comfort and privacy for femaleelite of IslamFirst beginnings of exclusion or restrictivebehaviors being linked with privilegeQuran 33:59: Mantle/Cloak VerseoRefers to when Muslims are going to be travelingabroadoCompound verses 24 and 33 but governs behavioroutside of home and applies to all women not justprophets wifeoWomen should cover themselves so they can beidentified as free women when abroad-identified asnot slaved so not molested in streetsoApplying rules to what already have-not new modeof dressTwo Hadith: (used to establish doctrine of custom)Wedding of ZeynaboSupports practice of seclusion, veils
oGuests overstaying welcome –want more contactwith prophetoWanted to guard Zeynab’s modesty-prophets pullscurtain and says you can address us through thecurtainoOccasion of the screen Supports practice ofseclusion, veils or curtainAsma’s thin clothingoCannot display parts of body after menstruationexcept eyes and handsoThree dominant voices in contemporary inter-Islamic debateModernistsDistinguish Pristine faith and practice of prophet and firstcommunity of believers and difference between latercommunitiesLater manifestations in Islam resulted from traditionoutside ArabiaoDamaging of culturation-modifcation based onlocation it travels toSeek to derive systems as originally practicedBelieve in individual interpretation of scriptureOriginal values to modern contextLegal reform or many of the Muslim lawsoSeparate original laws from medieval formationsConservatives/TraditionalistsView Islam as inheritance balance of system of faith andactionoBased and sanctioned by scripture and interpretationof scripture comes through authority of communityconsensusNot advocating personal interpretationTradition and lineageStand against modernity and Western culture contaminationStabilize past traditionso

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Term
Fall
Professor
MarieLaberge
Tags
Islam, A Border Passage, Qur an, Women s rights in religious movements, Liberal movements within Islam

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