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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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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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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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Strangers, Neighbors, Friends

Strangers, Neighbors, Friends

Title:  Strangers, Neighbors, Friends: Muslim-Christian-Jewish Reflections on Compassion and Peace Author:  Kelly James Clark, Aziz Abu Sarah and Nancy Fuchs Kreimer Publisher: Cascade Books, 2018 Reviewer:  Louise Simon   The…

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Complex needs, transforming spaces

Complex needs, transforming spaces

She was caught in the act of adultery, at least that is what those said who dragged her out into a public place and demanded she be treated according to…

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It’s not about the burqa

It’s not about the burqa

Title of Book: It's not about the Burqa Edited by: Miriam Khan Published: Picador, 2019 Reviewer: Miriam Williams   This book answers the question: What does it really mean to…

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Muslima Theology

Muslima Theology

Title of Book: Muslim Theology: The Voices of Muslim Women Theologians Author: Ednan Aslan, Marcia Hermansen, Elif Medeni (eds.)  Published: Peter Lang Edition, 2013 Reviewer: C. Hine Muslima Theology is…

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…do justice…

…do justice…

Human Rights lawyer, Asma Jahangir, is known for ‘speaking truth to power’, for defending the weak and marginalised, and women and minorities against injustice. Asma Jahangir passed away on 11…

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Feminism, Muslimahs and Christians: (Where) Do They Meet?

Feminism, Muslimahs and Christians: (Where) Do They Meet?

‘Feminism’. It’s not a neutral word! Women may embrace it, whisper it or repudiate it. During the past century or more, its meaning has shifted. And over the four different…

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