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‘Fire Cannot Harm It’: Mediation, Temptation and the Charismatic Power of the Qur’an

‘Fire Cannot Harm It’: Mediation, Temptation and the Charismatic Power of the Qur’an

Article Review: ‘Fire Cannot Harm It’: Mediation, Temptation and the Charismatic Power of the Qur’an Author: Travis Zadeh Published: Journal of Quranic Studies, Vol 10 Issue 2, 2008, pp. 50-72…

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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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Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Title of Book: Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology Author: Jerusha Tanner Lamptey Published: Oxford University Press, 2018 Reviewer: C. Hine Divine Words, Female Voices is…

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Malachi: An Honor-Shame Paraphrase

Malachi: An Honor-Shame Paraphrase

Title of Book: Malachi: An Honor-Shame Paraphrase Author: Jayson Georges Published: Time Press, 2019 Reviewer: C. Hine Malachi is the fifth book or section of Scripture to be paraphrased by…

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Honour/Shame Cultures – A Beginner’s Guide to Cross-Cultural Missions

Honour/Shame Cultures – A Beginner’s Guide to Cross-Cultural Missions

Title: Honour/Shame Cultures - A Beginner's Guide to Cross-Cultural Missions Author: Juliet November* Publisher: Self-published, 2017 Reviewer: SB Honour and Shame: “Is it really that significant?” I was being interviewed…

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Headstrong Daughters. Inspiring stories from a new generation of Australian Muslim women.

Headstrong Daughters. Inspiring stories from a new generation of Australian Muslim women.

Title of Book: Headstrong Daughters: Inspiring Stories from a New Generation of Australian Muslim Women Author: Nadia Jamal Published: Allen & Unwin, Sydney. 2018 Reviewer: C. Hine Based on stories of…

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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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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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