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Virtues of the flesh [electronic resource] : passion and purity in early Islamic jurisprudence / by Ze'ev Maghen.

By: Maghen, Ze�ev.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in Islamic law and society: v. 23.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005Description: 1 online resource (x, 298 p.).ISBN: 9789047406235 (electronic bk.); 9047406230 (electronic bk.); 1433706288; 9781433706288; 9789004140707 (hardback : alk. paper); 9004140700 (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Purity, Ritual -- Islam | Sex -- Religious aspects -- Islam | Islam -- Doctrines | Islam -- Rituals | Islam -- Customs and practices | Islamic law | Hadith | Electronic books | Puret�e rituelle -- Islam | Sexualit�e -- Aspect religieux -- Islam | Islam -- Doctrines | Islam -- Rituel | Islam -- Coutumes et pratiques | Droit islamique | �Had�ith | RELIGION -- Islam -- General | Islamitisch recht | Reinheid | Seksualiteit | RechtspraakGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Virtues of the flesh.DDC classification: 297.5/66 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Separate but equal: the erotic A�hd�ath as desiderata -- Devil may care: Abdelwahab Bouhdiba and the demonization of impurity -- Zayd and Zaynab revisited: bowdlerizing the Uswa �Hasana -- The steaming East: Franz Rosenthal and the literature of sexual subversion -- ' ... If you have touched women ... ': the root of the controversy -- Kit�ab: five centuries of logomachy -- Sunna: inside the apostle's abode -- Ra'y: the spectrum of ratiocination -- On account of a kiss: �Tah�ara as libidinal regulator -- Palpation and palpitation: the further breakdown of Mul�amasa -- Dancing in chains.
Summary: This volume focuses on the portions of Muslim purity jurisprudence that deal with matters libidinal -- mulamasa (the ritual result of contact with the opposite sex) and janaba (ceremonial defilement following cohabitation) -- and examines their implications for the Islamic outlook on sexuality.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-292) and index.

Separate but equal: the erotic A�hd�ath as desiderata -- Devil may care: Abdelwahab Bouhdiba and the demonization of impurity -- Zayd and Zaynab revisited: bowdlerizing the Uswa �Hasana -- The steaming East: Franz Rosenthal and the literature of sexual subversion -- ' ... If you have touched women ... ': the root of the controversy -- Kit�ab: five centuries of logomachy -- Sunna: inside the apostle's abode -- Ra'y: the spectrum of ratiocination -- On account of a kiss: �Tah�ara as libidinal regulator -- Palpation and palpitation: the further breakdown of Mul�amasa -- Dancing in chains.

This volume focuses on the portions of Muslim purity jurisprudence that deal with matters libidinal -- mulamasa (the ritual result of contact with the opposite sex) and janaba (ceremonial defilement following cohabitation) -- and examines their implications for the Islamic outlook on sexuality.

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