This exceptional and thorough study is of interest to everyone, as it deals with a primal and universal relationship. It is also an important work for Muslim women, their children and for scholars with a particular interest in the status of women in Islam.
Dr. Aliah Schleifer lived, studied and worked in the Middle East for thirty years. Her interests and publications in the field of Islamic Studies range from the classical commentaries on the Qur’an, the prophetic traditions and Islamic jurisprudence, to Morisco Studies and Islamic mysticism.
This work is a popular reference on the subject, and has been used as a textbook at the American University in Cairo, where Dr. Schleifer was a professor for many years. Her other work published by Fons Vitae, Mary the Blessed Virgin of Islam, is the text of her doctoral dissertation at The University of Exeter in England.
By Dr. Aliah Schleifer
Binding: Paperback Pages: 95 Publisher: Fons Vitae