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Windows into Islam 5

Windows into Islam 5

The series of 6 blogs, “Windows into Islam”, are a compilation from many of my other writings and speaking on women who live under Islam, and the result of conversations…

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Windows into Islam 4

Windows into Islam 4

The series of 6 blogs, “Windows into Islam”, are a compilation from many of my other writings and speaking on women who live under Islam, and the result of conversations…

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Windows into Islam 3

Windows into Islam 3

Windows into Islam The series of 6 blogs, “Windows into Islam”, are a compilation from many of my other writings and speaking on women who live under Islam, and the…

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Windows into Islam 2

Windows into Islam 2

The series of 6 blogs, “Windows into Islam”, are a compilation from many of my other writings and speaking on women who live under Islam, and the result of conversations…

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Windows into Islam 1

Windows into Islam 1

The series of 6 blogs, “Windows into Islam”, are a compilation from many of my other writings and speaking on women who live under Islam, and the result of conversations…

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Women doing theology

Women doing theology

One of the strongest shifts we see in contemporary Islam is women who call for and practice and reinterpretation of the Qur’an, a non-patriarchal, egalitarian interpretation that they claim is…

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A changing context

A changing context

If we do a statistical review of issues impacting women in majority Muslim countries we see a vastly improved situation, particularly in the last 20 years. Women’s participation rates in…

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Lessons from the Samaritan woman on doing mission

Lessons from the Samaritan woman on doing mission

If we are to move away from strategies and practices in mission that marginalise women, how can the presence of Christ be revealed? I am advocating an engagement of comforting,…

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Contextualisation and its impact on the good news for women

Contextualisation and its impact on the good news for women

Phil Parshall pioneered modern expressions oƒ contextualisation for ministry to Muslims. He defines contextualisation as “… the effort to understand and take seriously the specific context of each human group…

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When inaccessibility is created by strategies and attitudes

When inaccessibility is created by strategies and attitudes

The ‘inaccessibility’ of Muslim women and their apparent lack of interest in the gospel is considered a challenge by some. (Love, 1996, Reisacher, 2005, Adeney, 2000) What that inaccessibility looks…

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Healing from shame

Healing from shame

‘Daisy’ came from the Middle East to be married in a Western nation. Her husband and his family were abusive, and her husband ended up in jail. Although Daisy had…

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Muslim women’s perspectives on honor

Muslim women’s perspectives on honor

[This article is an excerpt from a longer article by Louise Simon that you can read

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