A rousing talk by Islamic theologian Riffat Hassan, exploring how the story of Adam and Eve crept into Islam, though it is not in the Q’uran. Speech from a panel about the rise of conservatism at the NGO Forum of the UN 4th World Conference on Women in Huairou, China, 1995.
Host(s): Mary O’Grady
Featured Speakers/Guests: Riffat Hassan, Pakistani-American theologian and a leading Islamic feminist scholar of the Qur’an, is now a Professor Emerita, University of Louisville.
Credits: Recorded by Frieda Werden; produced and hosted by Mary O’Grady.
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