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Female Reciters of the Qur’an: Un-gendering God’s Word and Questioning the Patriarchal Idea of “Aurah”

Ramadhan mubarak, everyone! ­čÖé May this month be one of many of peace, blessings, and light for all, aameen! Dr. Jerusha Lamptey, professor of Islam and Ministry at Union Theological Seminary in New York City and author of┬áNever Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism (2014), has just initiated a campaign urging Qur’an recitation websites to include female reciters of the Qur’an among their reciters’ list of hundreds or […]

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