Book Review – Sufi Narratives of Intimacy: Ibn Arabi, Gender, and Sexuality

Sufi Narratives of Intimacy: Ibn Arabi, Gender, and Sexuality.

This review was originally published at Muslim Views.Research in the areas of Islamic and Gender Studies often overlap when it comes to the question of women in the Islamic spiritual tradition. What does Sufism offer to men and women seeking out paths of equality and egalitarianism? How does maleness or femaleness influence spirituality, and is the notion of the un-gendered soul a tenable one in the context of a hyper-gendered legal tradition? Is it possible to go beyond socially instituted … [Read more...]


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