Islamic authority and the study of female religious leaders

Kalmbach, Hilary (2012) Islamic authority and the study of female religious leaders. In: Bano, Massouda and Kalmbach, Hilary (eds.) Women, leadership and mosques: changes in contemporary Islamic authority. Women and gender: the Middle East and the Islamic world (11). Brill, Leiden, pp. 1-27. ISBN 9789004211469

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This sole-authored introduction to the edited volume 'Women, Leadership, and Mosques: Changes in Contemporary Islamic Authority' surveys the literature on Islamic authority and leadership, presents a new approach to the study of Islamic authority, and explains why a study focused on female Islamic authority makes a significant contribution to scholarship on Islam and Muslim women.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: The publisher's post-print pdf is available on the author's personal website,
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > History
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP001 Islam
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Depositing User: Hilary Kalmbach
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2013 15:40
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2016 15:27
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