Topic: Islamic tradition- female sexuality
In their article entitled, “Zulaykha and Yusuf: Whose ‘Best’ Story’?” Merguerian and Najmabadi state
that they are “skeptical about the possibility of appropriating and interpreting the story in its present
variation as an emancipatory narrative for female sexual liberation within an Islamic tradition.”
Through your own reading of the Sura of Yusuf and through comments provided by a number of
contemporary scholars (files uploaded, you may use more), state your opinion as to whether you agree or disagree with the above statement?