Identity

Community Rituals

Community Rituals

It was about 1pm, the time for Friday prayer, on Friday 18th March, 2005. The Muslim community lined up in orderly rows, following the leader in standing, bowing, prostrating, as…

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Veils: Covering and Conversations

Veils: Covering and Conversations

One of the most confusing experiences I had as a teacher in universities in Southeast Asia was seeing some of my female students change their regular pattern of veiling or…

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The Jasvinder Sanghera Collection: Shame; Daughters of Shame; Shame Travels

The Jasvinder Sanghera Collection: Shame; Daughters of Shame; Shame Travels

Title: The Jasvinder Sanghera Collection: Shame; Daughters of Shame; Shame Travels Author: Jasvinder Sanghera Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, 2013 Reviewer: C. Hine Shame and honour are being discussed with increased…

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Identity Crisis: women believers from Muslim backgrounds

Identity Crisis: women believers from Muslim backgrounds

Title:   Identity Crisis: Standing Between Two Identities of Women Believers from Muslim Backgrounds in Jordan Author:           Sarah Yoon Publisher, year:        Wipf & Stock, 2015 Reviewed by:            M.B.  …

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