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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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Women doing theology

Women doing theology

One of the strongest shifts we see in contemporary Islam is women who call for and practice and reinterpretation of the Qur’an, a non-patriarchal, egalitarian interpretation that they claim is…

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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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Praying the Lord’s Prayer

Praying the Lord’s Prayer

I heard a beautiful story centred around the power of reciting God's words. A Muslim girl in our city was sent a text message by an ex-boyfriend, who was a…

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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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People of Peace / Gatekeepers

People of Peace / Gatekeepers

Reading Moyra’s piece on gatekeeping and people of peace gave a small team engaging with diasporic Muslim community in Europe the opportunity to pause and consider who the people of…

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Moyra Dale: celebrating her life and work

Moyra Dale: celebrating her life and work

Moyra Dale has made a decisive and remarkable contribution to our understanding women and their experience of Islam. We, in the When Women Speak … network, benefitted from Moyra’s passion…

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The imperative of faith is to trust God

The imperative of faith is to trust God

A recent conversation with a friend who is a Muslim left me wondering. As we shared stories of some of our life journeys since we had last seen each other,…

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Fear of ghosts

Fear of ghosts

Jesus’ power and desire to set people free from fear of ghosts has regularly come to the surface in my years among Muslims in SouthEast Asia. Once I was travelling…

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Women Who Risk

Women Who Risk

Women Who Risk By Tom and JoAnn Doyle, with Greg Webster W Publishing Group (Thomas Nelson) 2021 Reviewed by Moyra Dale   This book tells the stories of eight Middle…

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