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Windows into Islam 5

Windows into Islam 5

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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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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Windows into Islam 1

Windows into Islam 1

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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Contextualisation and its impact on the good news for women

Contextualisation and its impact on the good news for women

Phil Parshall pioneered modern expressions oƒ contextualisation for ministry to Muslims. He defines contextualisation as “… the effort to understand and take seriously the specific context of each human group…

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Purity is a personal story

Purity is a personal story

My mental interaction on the topic of purity gave me another dimension to relate it with the shame and guilt. Let me take you to my childhood and have a…

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Is it all about marriage for women?

Is it all about marriage for women?

From my observations in my Arab city context, women seem to grow in influence as/if she progresses through the life stages in the expected way. A girl who hits puberty…

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She has done a beautiful thing

She has done a beautiful thing

A broken jar. Expensive perfume ‘wasted’. Rebuked and criticised. Affirmed. A messenger who will be remembered. Women’s acts of ministry, doing things in women’s ways, are often the subject of…

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Privilege, Entitlement and Honour – Whose voice is heard?

Privilege, Entitlement and Honour – Whose voice is heard?

Moyra’s storytelling style to teach difficult truths and encourage the reader to question one’s own assumptions and blind spots is particularly helpful in this blog. Moyra’ starts by embedding us…

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An Unlikely Pair

An Unlikely Pair

Moyra Dale consistently impresses me with her scholarly, thorough understanding of both formal and popular teaching within Islam and this blog is no exception. Moyra’s study and awareness of Middle…

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