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    “Perhaps You Only Kissed Her?”: A Contrapuntal Reading of the Penalties for Illicit Sex in the Sunni Hadith Literature.Scott C. Lucas - 2011 - Journal of Religious Ethics 39 (3):399-415.
    The goal of this essay is to illustrate how Ebrahim Moosa's method of “contrapuntal reading” can be applied fruitfully to the Sunni hadith literature. My case study is the set of penalties (hudud) for illicit sex, which include flogging, stoning, and banishment. I propose a fresh reading of these sacred texts that brings to the fore the ethical dimension of Prophet Muhammad's conduct, especially his strong reluctance to apply these measures. I conclude by identifying four ethical problems that the stoning (...)
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    The Transmission and Dynamics of the Textual Sources of Islam: Essays in Honour of Harald Motzki. Edited by NicoletBoekhoff-Van derVoort, KeesVersteegh, and JoasWagemakers. Islamic History and Civilization, Vol. 89. Leiden : Brill, 2011. Pp. Xvi + 494. $221. [REVIEW]Scott C. Lucas - 2014 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 134 (4):725-728.
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    Justifying Gender Inequality in the Shāfiʿī Law School: Two Case Studies of Muslim Legal Reasoning.Scott C. Lucas - 2009 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 129 (2):237-258.
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