"Ali is willing to ask the tough questions. A refreshing analysis of sexual ethics in Islam." The Globe and Mail 2 page review, positive critic, for addition to courses and future academic discussion Contemporary Islam Journal "For too long debates over sexuality and religion have lapsed into a 'don't ask-don't tell' state of mind. Professor Ali is willing to ask the tough questions." Contemporary Islam Journal "This book is a vigorous and engaging contribution to a very important dialog." American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences
About the Author
Kecia Ali is Associate Professor of Religion at Boston University where she teaches classes on Islam and Muslims. Her other books include Marriage and Slavery in Early Islam and a biography of ninth-century jurist Imam Shafi'i.