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Catholic-Muslim Studies Program (CMSP)

What Does Gender Have To Do With Morality? An Interreligious Discussion


Please join us for an interreligious conversation with Dr. Zahra Ayubi, PhD and Sr. Barbara Reid, OP.


Zahra Ayubi, PhD is Associate Professor of Religion at Dartmouth College. She specializes in women and gender in premodern and contemporary Islamic ethics and has published on gendered concepts of ethics, justice, and religious authority, and on Muslim feminist thought and American Muslim women’s experiences. She is the author of Gendered Morality: Classical Islamic Ethics of the Self, Family, and Society (Columbia, 2019). Her forthcoming book, Women as Humans: Life, Death, and Gendered Being in Islamic Medical Ethics, is a textual, ethnographic, and philosophical study of gender and gendered experiences with Muslim medical ethics.




Sr. Barbara Reid, OP is President of Catholic Theological Union and Carroll Stuhlmueller, CP, Distinguished Professor of New Testament Studies. She is a Dominican Sister of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and has served on the CTU faculty since 1988. Sr. Barbara is one of the leading scholars in feminist interpretation of the Scriptures. She is General Editor for the Wisdom Commentary Series, a new 58-volume feminist commentary on the Bible published by Liturgical Press. She is past President of the Catholic Biblical Association (2014-2015). She received an honorary doctorate from the University of Graz, Austria in 2019 and was inducted into Aquinas College Hall of Fame in 2016.



This event will be available ONLY online.

  • Start Date
    November 1, 2023,5:00 pm CT
  • End Date
    November 1, 2023,6:00 pm CT
  • Hosted By
    • Catholic-Muslim Studies Program
  • Event Type
    • Online
  • Location
    • CTU
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