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Behind Closed doors

Behind Closed doors

Title of Book: Behind Closed doors Author: Anna Lee Published: MCSCI  2024 Reviewer: Miriam Williams In the Introduction to her engaging and informative booklet Anne Lee asserts that “No doors…

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Terrains of Exchange

Terrains of Exchange

Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam By Nile Green Oxford University Press, 2014 Reviewed by Moyra Dale This book is a historical look at the impact of missions…

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Say what your longing heart desires

Say what your longing heart desires

Title of Book: Say What Your Longing Heart Desires: Women, Prayer and Poetry in Iran Author: Niloofar Haeri Published: Stanford University Press, 2021 Reviewer: C. Hine How do women seeking…

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Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam

Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam

  Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam, by Asra Q. Nomani. Harper One 2006. Reviewed by Moyra Dale   This is not a new book:…

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Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes

Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes

Misreading Scripture with Individualist Eyes: Patronage, Honor, and Shame in the Biblical World by E.Randolph Richards and Richard James IVP Academic, 2020 Reviewed by Moyra Dale   The book is…

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Suckling: Kinship More Fluid

Suckling: Kinship More Fluid

Suckling: Kinship More Fluid, by Fadwa El Guindi. Routledge, 2020. Reviewed by Moyra Dale This book is an anthropological discussion of kinship, and the place that breastfeeding contributes to it,…

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Women Who Risk

Women Who Risk

Women Who Risk By Tom and JoAnn Doyle, with Greg Webster W Publishing Group (Thomas Nelson) 2021 Reviewed by Moyra Dale   This book tells the stories of eight Middle…

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Hospitality and Islam: Welcoming in God’s Name

Hospitality and Islam: Welcoming in God’s Name

Title of Book: Hospitality and Islam: Welcoming in God’s Name Author: Mona Siddiqui Publisher, Year: Yale University Press, 2015 Reviewed by: C.H.   Mona Siddiqui introduces her book with the…

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Vulnerable Love

Vulnerable Love

Title of Book: Vulnerable Love Author: Bernhard J.G. Reitsma Publisher, Year: Langham Partnership, 2020 Reviewed by: C.H. The relationship between Christians and Muslims has always been complex, often caught up…

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