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Endnotes: chapter fifteen

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  1. W. Juynboll, p.237.
  2. al-Tabari, 4:275; Fakhr al-Din al-Razi, 9:203; Ibn Kathir, 1:467.
  3. al-Tabari, 4:276.
  4. al-Razi, 9:207.
  5. Sura al-`Alaq 96:6.
  6. al-Razi, 9:207.
  7. al-Razi, 9:207.
  8. Madarik al-tanzil (on the margin of Majma` al-Tafasir) (Istanbul, n. d.), 2:19,.
  9. al-Tabari, 4:27; al-Razi, 9:203.
  10. Mahmud Shaltut, al-Islam `aqida wa Shari`a, p.237-238.
  11. ibid. p.238. One can find similar excuses in the new writings. Muhammad Rashid Ridha claims, for example that, "The moral in making the portion of the woman half the portion of the man is that the Islamic law requires man to support the woman; thus the woman's portion is equal to that of the man at times, and more than it at others, depending on the situation" (Nida li al-jins al-latif, p.11. Salih, al-Hidad li'm ra'at al-Haddad).



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