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Asma Sayeed

Asma Sayeed is currently Assistant Professor in the Religious Studies department at Lafayette College, where she teaches courses in Islamic Studies and world religions.  She completed her PhD at Princeton University in the Near Eastern Studies department.  Her specialties and interests are in early and classical Islamic history, Muslim women’s studies, classical Islamic education, and Islamic law.  She has published articles on women and religious learning in classical Islam and is now preparing a book manuscript entitled Shifting Fortunes: Women and Hadith Transmission in Islamic History.


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Law and Tradition in Classical Islamic Thought
Studies in Honor of Professor Hossein Modarressi

Palgrave Macmillan
This collection brings together the work of some of the most prominent legal scholars and historians of Islam. The assembled articles cover a wide range of...
Asma Sayeed

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