Quranic exegesis (tafsir) is a science that studies the meaning of the Quran. In modern times, some thinkers are proposing its renewal
A Woman Amongst the Sheikhs: the Qur’anic exegesis of Bint al-Shātiʼ
‘Ā’isha ‘Abd al- Rahmān was the first female Muslim to make a name for herself in the field of Qur’anic studies. Whilst she remained tied to traditional positions regarding women’s issues, she made a fundamental contribution to the history of women in the Arab-Islamic world.