This units discussion topic is broad and open-ended: What misconceptions did you have about Islam and its followersWhat did you find the most surprising in your study of Women in IslamIn your text

This unit’s discussion topic is broad and open-ended:

  • What misconceptions did you have about Islam and its followers?
  • What did you find the most surprising in your study of Women in Islam?

In your text Women and Religious Traditions, read

  • Chapter 7: “Women in Islam”

In addition to reading this chapter, read these articles by Martha Nussbaum:

  • “Veiled Threats?”
  • “Beyond the Veil: A Response”
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