New with very light shelfwear to edges. 70 pages. SoftCover Binding. Year: 2004. ISBN: 0892591595. Presents an overview of the status and rights of Muslim women as defined by the Qur'an and sunnah. In this brief but important work, Dr. Jamal Badawi examines the spiritual aspects of women's position in Islam and, in doing so, effectively summarizes the role of women in Muslim society. Further, in explaining the sources that provide the foundation for Islam's stance on gender equity, the author discusses the role of Islamic scholars in their approach to women's issues.