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WEBINAR:
Reclaiming Equality in Marriage:
Problems and Solutions in Usul al-Fiqh

How can one construct an egalitarian jurisprudence (fiqh) of Muslim marriage that is authentic to the tradition and functional in the contemporary context? In this webinar titled “Reclaiming Equality in Marriage: Problems and Solutions in Usul al-Fiqh,” Dr. Nevin Reda explores this question and proposes a new, Islamic feminist methodology

WEBINAR: Rethinking Fiqh Rulings on Marriage through Structural Ijtihad

How do we critically engage with the foundations of usul al-fiqh in the process of revisiting Muslim marriage? In this webinar titled “Rethinking Fiqh Rulings on Marriage through Structural Ijtihad,” Dr. Mohsen Kadivar revisits the theoretical and philosophical foundations that underpin classical fiqh rulings on marriage, and he proposes a

WEBINAR: Muslim Family Law Reform: Pathways to Change

How can recent reforms of family laws in Muslim contexts provide ideas and strategies that can be used to advance gender justice?
In this webinar, Dr. Jouirou, Professor Welchman and Dr. Sharafeldin will explore ways in which contemporary family laws and legal practices have been reformed in recent years to

WEBINAR: Hadith and Family Relations: Towards an Ethics of Reciprocity

How can Hadith be a source of egalitarian ethics? How can we develop and apply an ethical context-sensitive reading of the Hadith tradition that leads to gender-equal relationships? In this webinar titled “ Hadith and Family Relations: Towards an Ethics of Reciprocity,” Dr. Faqihuddin Abdul Kodir will explore these questions

WEBINAR: ‘Your Wife Enjoys Rights Over You’… or Does She? Marriage and Ḥadīth.

What the Ḥadīth says about Muslim marriages in general and the Prophet’s marriages in particular?
In this webinar, Yasmin Amin mines the Hadith corpus for a framework for egalitarian Muslim marriage, using a methodology grounded in the Islamic interpretive tradition. She will focus, in particular, on Prophet’s Muhammad’s marriages to

WEBINAR: Ethics of iḥsan: Beauty and Goodness in the Muslim family

How are iḥsan and its concepts of beauty and goodness reflected in marriage and family matters in the Qur’an? What might the beauty and goodness represented in iḥsan mean in this context?

In this webinar, Amira will focus on the function and meaning of iḥsan and its concepts of beauty and

WEBINAR: Qur’anic Ethics on Marriage

What are the Qur’an’s teachings on marriage – both as an intimate human relationship and as the most basic social institution? How can we approach the verses on marriage from within the Qur’an’s ethical worldview? What are the implications of an ethically-oriented reading of the Qur’an for Muslim gender

WEBINAR: The Prophet and Khadija: Partners in Marriage

What can we learn from the Prophet’s marriage with Khadija? How is it different from the marriage model we find today in most Muslim family laws and practices? And how can we reclaim it in the present time as a model for feminist Muslim masculinities?

In this webinar, Dr. Ababneh and