chapter  10
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Variations on eroticism: misogyny, mysticism and 'mujūn'

One might be surprised at this variation on Islamic sexuality in the form of three Ms and find paradoxical that misogyny, mysti­ cism and mujūn may be conceived together. The paradox is only apparent, for these three forms of behaviour are all ways of outwit­ ting the spirit of Islam.