Public Lecture: Gendering Islamic Sainthood


Professor miriam cooke


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Nermin Tarhan Conference Hall, Üsküdar University



Gendering Islamic Sainthood

When and how are Muslim women declared saints? How does their relationship with men support or challenge the claim? Examples include 8th century Rabi`a al-‘Adawiya and Hasan al-Basri; and in the 13th and 14th centuries, Nizamuddin Awliya and Bibi Fatima and Lalla Aisha Manoubiya and Abul Hasan al-Shadhili