ingrid mattson

anonymous asked:

not the same person as the original anon but classical, please? (re: female scholars)

This is what I can recall, so if I forget people, it’s not on purpose, and there is no particular order either to the names below.

Historical: 

Nafeesah bint Al-Hasan ibn Zayd (teacher of Imam Shafi’i), Fatimah bint Yahya, Maryam bint Jahsh, Hafsah bint Seereen, Hafsah bint Umar, Aisha bint Abu Bakr, Kareemah bint Ahmad Al Marwaziyyah, Fatima bin al-Hasan ibn Ali ibn al-Daqqaq al-Qushayri, Fatima bint Abd al-Rahman, Zaynab bint Sulayman, Sitt al-Wuzara, Aisha bint Abdel-Hadi, Anas Khatun (wife of Ibn Hajar), Al Sheikhah Al Fudayliya: Fatima al-Fudayliya, Umm Zaynab Fatima bint Abbas ibn Ali Al-Fath, Zaynab bint Umar ibn Al Kindi (teacher of Imam Dhahabi).

Modern:

Kaamilah bint Muhammad ibn Jaasim ibn Alee Aal Jihaam al Kawaaree, Ustadha Ateeka Mogalia, Dr. Amira Sonbol, Ustadha Hedaya Hartford, Ustadha Maha Al Mousely, Dr. Soah Saleh (Dean at Al-Azhar), Dr. Heba Kotb, Ustadha Sawsan Mostafa, Ustadha Shazia Ahmad, Dr. Intisar Rabb (my biggest influence academically), Ustadha Aisha Brewley, Umm Muhammad (author of Sahih International translation of The Qur’an), Dr. Ingrid Mattson, Ustadha Zaynab Ansari, Sheikhah Mona ElZankaly, Sheikhah Saira AbuBakr, Sheikhah Muslema Purmul, Sadaf Farooqi, Dr. Homayra Ziad, Iman Badawi, Ustadhah Umm Abdullah, Wajihah Gregor, Ustadha Noura Shamma and Ustadha Besa Krasniqi.