Gender Hierarchy in the Qurʾān: Medieval Interpretations, Modern Responses; Gender and Muslim Constructions of Exegetical Authority: A Rereading of the Classical Genre of Qurʾān Commentary; and Gender and Muslim Constructions of Exegetical Authority: A

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