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Remembering Saba Mahmood: Re-understanding the Women’s Mosque Movement

Remembering Saba Mahmood: Re-understanding the Women’s Mosque Movement

Saba Mahmood, born in Quetta in Pakistan in 1962, died of pancreatic cancer on March 10th, 2018. She had gained her PhD in Anthropology from Stanford University in 1998 and…

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Women and Christian Mission: ways of knowing and doing theology

Women and Christian Mission: ways of knowing and doing theology

Title: Women and Christian Mission: ways of knowing and doing theology Author: Frances S. Adeney Publisher: Pickwick Publications, 2015 Reviewer: Louise Simon This book is an empirical study based on…

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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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#BeBoldForChange

#BeBoldForChange

Women’s International Day May 8th 2017: this year the slogan encourages us to “Be Bold For Change”!  And as we look round, we are encouraged by significant advances. Globally in…

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Breaching the Divide of Islam: Muslim Women at the Margins

Breaching the Divide of Islam: Muslim Women at the Margins

What do Muslim women who advocate for a radical reinterpretation of Islam, Muslim women of the piety movement, and Muslim women activists for social change have in common? They invite…

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Feminist Edges of the Qu’ran

Feminist Edges of the Qu’ran

Title of Book: Feminist Edges of the Qur’an Author: Aysha A Hidayatullah Publisher, Year: Oxford University Press, 2014 Review by: C. Hine Feminist Edges of the Qur’an brings fresh reflections…

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