Book Review

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: 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, 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 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

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

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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Hagar Poems

Title: Hagar Poems By: Mohja Kahf Published: University of Arkansas Press, 2016 Reviewed by Miriam Dale One of the things that makes poetry magical is the words that are left…

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Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity

Title of Book: Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah and Sara Saleh (eds.)  Published: Picador, 2019 Reviewer: C. Hine Arab, Australian, Other is an excellent…

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Guest House for Young Widows. Among the women of ISIS.

Guest House for Young Widows. Among the women of ISIS. By Azadeh Moaveni Published by Scribe Publications 2019 Reviewed by Moyra Dale   This book is an engaging, if troubling,…

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