An original and uncompromising study of the Qur'anic foundations of women's identity and agency, this book is a bold call to Muslim women and men to reread and reinterpret the Qur'an, Islam's most authoritative source, and to discover within its revelations an inherent affirmation of gender equality.
Full-text dictionaries and other reference works, with downloadable entries
Reference books give you background information, expert insight, or connections between topics that you might otherwise miss. SU's print reference collection is beside the main floor reference desk.
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Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices by Thomas RiggsIn 1,800 pages across 3 volumes, Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices provides information on current religious practices around the world with an emphasis on how religions impact the daily lives of their followers. Volume 1, Religions of the World, contains 20-to-25-page entries on 13 major religions, such as Christianity and Islam, and 3-to-5 page entries on 28 religious subgroups, such as Shi'ites or Baptists. Volumes 2 and 3 focus on the significant religions in 193 countries; entries range fro
"An annotated linguistic resource which shows the Arabic grammar, syntax and morphology for each word in the Holy Quran. The corpus provides three levels of analysis: morphological annotation, a syntactic treebank and a semantic ontology."
"ICIT aims to identify and cultivate new Islamic leaders by helping them shape the direction of change; it also looks to improve the performance of existing decision makers by aligning their goals to those of the global Islamic movement."
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