A Pakistani-American, Dr. Hassan earned B.A. with Honors in English and Philosophy in 1964 and Ph.D. in Philosophy in 1968 at Durham University in England. Beginning her academic career in the U. S. in 1972, she started teaching at UofL in 1976.
She received her Ph.D. from Durham University in 1968 for her thesis on Muhammad Iqbal, who she has written about frequently. She taught at the University of Punjab at Lahore from 1966 to 1967 and worked in Pakistan's Ministry of Information and Broadcasting from 1969 to 1972. In 1972, she immigrated to the United States with her daughter.
The dissertation focuses on interpretations of Islam that claim compatibility with international human rights norms in the context of women’s rights. These interpretations are seen as parts of an on-going contemporary international debate on women’s human rights and Islam that engages Muslims as well as non-Muslims. Existing UN-formulated international human rights schemes are a basic.
The main writers whose work Hidayatullah considers are (in the order in which they are listed in the book): Riffat Hassan, Azizah al-Hibri, Amina Wadud, Asma Barlas, Sadiyya Shaikh and Kecia Ali. First she situates their work in the context of the wider modernist movement in Qur’anic exegesis. This is characterised by an emphasis on the text itself, freed of some of the accreted commentaries.
A spokesman for NTDC said here on Wednesday that Dr Khawaja Riffat Hassan did his PhD and MSc in Electrical Engineering from University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and BSc Electrical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore. He also holds master’s degree in human resource management from NUML, Islamabad.Learn More
Putin’s PhD thesis and the Silk Route June 13, 2016 The ongoing article, a sequel to an earlier write-uptitled “Silk Road to Monroe Doctrine”, published in the daily Nation on May 27, 2016, has largely been inspired by a summary reading in English translation by Thomas Fennell of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s PhD thesis.Learn More
By Riffat Hassan This chapter focuses on the characters in Abraham's story in the context of the Qur'an and the Muslim tradition. The thesis claim states that Hagar, mother of Ishamael, is model of the Muslim faith and her story can teach women about what it means to be faithful to God.Learn More
Riffat Hassan is a professor emerita of religious studies at the University of Louisville, where she taught for 33 years until her 2009 retirement. She is a Pakistani-American theologian and a feminist scholar of the Qur’an. Before coming to Louisville she taught at Oklahoma State University, Harvard University, Villanova University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Iliff School of.Learn More
This argument has also been made by Riffat Hassan, a Pakistani-American theology professor, who ascertained in her own writing that the language used to describe Adam within the biblical story is non-gendered. Criticism ( edit ) Some of Trible’s work has been subject to criticism.Learn More
Academic Thesis: Declaration Of Authorship I, Dk Noor Hasharina Bte Pg Haji Hassan declare that this thesis and the work presented in it are my own and has been generated by me as the result of my own original research. Everyday finances and consumption in Brunei Darussalam I confirm that: 1. This work was done wholly or mainly while in.Learn More
Iqbal, Muhammad (1877-1938) Muhammad Iqbal was an outstanding poet-philosopher, perhaps the most influential Muslim thinker of the twentieth century. His philosophy, though eclectic and showing the influence of Muslims thinkers such as al-Ghazali and Rumi as well as Western thinkers such as Nietzsche and Bergson, was rooted fundamentally in the Qur'an, which Iqbal read with the sensitivity of.Learn More
Feminist Interpretation of the Qur’an My work on feminist exegesis of the Qur’an originally began by studying the works of pioneering Muslim feminist scholars of the 1990s and early 2000s. These scholars (including Riffat Hassan, Azizah Al-Hibri, Amina Wadud, and Asma Barlas) had embarked upon reinterpretation of the Qur’an in order to.Learn More
A dissertation submitted to the University of Cambridge in candidature for the degree of Doctor of Medicine Feb 2018. 2 Declaration This dissertation is the result of my own work and includes nothing which is the outcome of work done in collaboration except as declared in the Preface and specified in the text. It is not substantially the same as any that I have submitted, or, is being.Learn More
Fajar, Romario (2017) Metodologi penafsiran Riffat Hassan terhadap ayat-ayat gender. Diploma thesis, UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung.Learn More
Hassan claims the Qur'an upholds rights to life, respect, justice, freedom, knowledge, sustenance, work, and privacy, among others. ( 4 ) ( 5 ) She supports a non-rigid interpretation of the Qur'an, arguing that while it is the word of God, words can have different meanings, so there are theoretically countless possible meanings of the Qur'an.Learn More
Human Rights according to the Quran. By: Riffat Hassan Source: IslamiCity Oct 14, 2009 9 Comments,, To many Muslims the Qur'an is the Magna Carta of human rights and a large part of its concern is to free human beings from the bondage of traditionalism, authoritarianism. To many Muslims the Qur'an is the Magna Carta of human rights and a large part of its concern is to free human beings.Learn More