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ARABIC 202 Barlas is a feminist from Pakistan. During her interview she spoke about many topics.

She spoke about womens rights as dictated by her interpretation of the Quran. Barlas spoke about what it means to be a Muslim woman in modern society. Barlas also spoke about the need for more female interpretations. I thought she made a lot of good points. She said some things I thought were shocking. She mentioned that some parts of the Quran were not necessarily intended in the best interest of women. If the Quran was given to Muhammad by the angel Gabriel from God then how can this be true? I realize that this is her interpretation and that if someone has their own interpretation it is only their opinion. Overall she did a great job and I really enjoyed the lecture.