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Posts tagged with ‘Muslim women’

  • Prayer

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    Everyone says, ‘I will pray about that’, or asks ‘please pray about that for me’. But what does that really…

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  • The Power of Breast Milk

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    “Can you come and squirt some of your breast milk into our nephew’s eyes? He’s got sore eyes, and it…

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  • Life Stages, Rites and Rituals

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    The following are excerpts from the When Women Speak… booklet ‘Life Stages and Rites of Passage for Muslim Women’, written…

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  • Suckling: Kinship More Fluid

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    Suckling: Kinship More Fluid, by Fadwa El Guindi. Routledge, 2020. Reviewed by Moyra Dale This book is an anthropological discussion…

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  • Women Who Risk

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    Women Who Risk By Tom and JoAnn Doyle, with Greg Webster W Publishing Group (Thomas Nelson) 2021 Reviewed by Moyra…

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  • People of Peace / Gatekeepers

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    Jesus said to her, “You’re right! You don’t have a husband – for you have had five husbands, and you…

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  • Weeping with those who weep

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    I was sitting with my language teacher, reading a piece she had chosen by a Palestinian poet, where he mourned…

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  • Wedding

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    My neighbours had invited me to join them at a relative’s wedding in a Middle Eastern city.  We were given…

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  • Gendered spaces are not all bad

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    How should we view gendered space, women only spaces? Can it be more than a culturally designated space that defines…

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  • Hospitality and God at Christmas

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    We find recipes, work out quantities and make shopping lists; then we carefully combine ingredients. We take time to set…

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