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Aisha & Nusaybah bint Ka’ab

Aisha & Nusaybah bint Ka’ab

Websites: Aishah bint Abi Bakr – USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts Aishah: The Beloved of Mohammed Nabia Abbott – The University of Chicago [The Oriental Institute] Aisha – Wikipedia     Name: Nusaybah bint Ka’ab Nickname: Umm ‘Ammaarah Fought in: the Battle of Uhud Note: She was the first female to fight in defense of the […]

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References: Islam

References: Islam

 References Ahmed, Leila. 1992. Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate. New Haven [Conn.]: Yale University Press. Goodwin, Jan. 2003. Price Of Honor: Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence On The Islamic World. New York: Plume. Jardim, Georgina L. 2014. Recovering the Female Voice in Islamic Scripture: Women and Silence. Burlington, VT: Ashgate […]

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Fatimah bint Muhammad

Fatimah bint Muhammad

Name: Fatimah bint Muhammad Known also as: Fatimah Zahra Date: born c. 605 or 615– died 28 August 632 Born in: Mecca Note: The date of her birthday, today is considered Mother’ Day by Iranians. Books: Jestice, Phyllis G. 2004. Holy People of the World: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO. Stanton, Andrea L. 2012. Cultural Sociology […]

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