Book Review

Psalms: An honour-shame Paraphrase of 15 Psalms

Psalms: An honour-shame Paraphrase of 15 Psalms

Title:  Psalms: An honour-shame paraphrase of 15 Psalms Author:   Jayson Georges Publisher: Time Press. 2017 Reviewed by CH As Christians explore the cultural context of honour and shame aspects…

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Women in God’s Mission. Accepting the Invitation to Serve and Lead.

Women in God’s Mission. Accepting the Invitation to Serve and Lead.

Title: Women in God’s Mission. Accepting the Invitation to Serve and Lead. Author: Mary T. Lederleitner Publisher: InterVarsity Press, Downers Grove (2018) Reviewer: Moyra Dale “God constantly pulls many of…

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Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who are Transforming the Arab World

Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who are Transforming the Arab World

Title: Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World Author: Katherine Zoepf Publisher: Penguin Random House LLC (2016) Reviewer: C. Hine Excellent daughters is,…

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Intimate Selving in Arab Families: Gender, Self, and Identity

Intimate Selving in Arab Families: Gender, Self, and Identity

Title: Intimate Selving in Arab Families: Gender, Self, and Identity Author: Suad Joseph (editor) Publisher: Syracuse University Press (1999) Reviewer: C. Hine While this is an older publication, Intimate Selving…

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Pious Fashion: how Muslim women dress

Pious Fashion: how Muslim women dress

Title:               Pious Fashion: how Muslim women dress Author:           Elizabeth Bucar Publisher:     Harvard University, 2017 Reviewer:      Louise Simon   Pious Fashion: how Muslim women dress is an…

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Getting God’s Ear

Getting God’s Ear

Title: Getting God's Ear : Women, Islam, and Healing in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Author: Eleanor Abdella Doumato Publisher: Columbia University Press, New York, 2000. Reviewed: Jo Bloggs Whilst…

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The Hidden Half

The Hidden Half

The Hidden Half By Stuart Robinson CHI-Books 2017 Reviewed by Moyra Dale Stuart Robinson states that he spent fourteen years in South Asia and since then has continued to travel…

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Threading My Prayer Rug

Threading My Prayer Rug

Title: Threading My Prayer Rug: One Woman's Journey from Pakistan Muslim to American Muslim Author: Sabeeha Reman Publisher: Arcade Publishing NY 2016. Reviewer: M.Lim “Threading my Prayer Rug” is a…

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Fighting Hislam: Women, Faith and Sexism

Fighting Hislam: Women, Faith and Sexism

Author:           Susan Carland Publisher:     Melbourne University Press, 2017 Reviewer:     Louise Simon Fighting Hislam is, at the beginning, highly engaging. Carland’s description of her internal responses as she…

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