The Hijab - Liberation or Oppression?
|Subtitle||الحجاب: تحرير أم قمع؟|
|Author||Dr. Gohar Mushtaq|
|Size in Inches||6x8.75x0.75|
|Size in CM||15x22x2|
The Hijab Liberation or Oppression-A Detailed Discussion in The Light of Scientific Research
In the twenty-first century, the obligation of wearing the hijab is being questioned, and indeed, the freedom of Muslim women to wear the hijab is under threat in many countries. In this useful resource book, Dr. Gohar Mushtaq comprehensively explains the benefits of wearing the hijab, citing evidence from both Islamic sources and scientific research. The author also expertly cites and analyzes fascinating research to highlight the little-known wisdom behind the institution of the hijab. Furthermore, he tackles some of the topics that are generally misunderstood in Islam, such as the segregation of men and women in gatherings. Muslims and non-Muslims alike will glean new insights into the hijab, which generates so much controversy in some circles.
About the Author:
Dr. Gohar Mushtaq received his PhD in 2001 from Rutgers University of New Jersey, specializing in Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry. He studied the classical Islamic sciences throughout his childhood and then in his university years, first with his father and later with various other teachers.
Dr. Mushtaq contributes articles to both English and Urdu-language Islamic magazines, and he frequently delivers Friday sermons and lectures at various mosques and Islamic centers in the United States. His books include:
- Growing a Beard: In Light of Qur'an, Sunnah and Modern Science
- The Intelligent Heart, The Pure Heart: An Insight into the Human Heart based on the Qur’an, Sunnah and Modern Science
- Islam: Its Beauty & Wisdom
- The Music Made Me Do It