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The 2017 Global Gender Gap report suggests that the chasm dividing men and women is growing and will take even longer to close than previously estimated. That is, we are…

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Remember God

Remember God

As I walked over the railway bridge in a Middle Eastern city, I glanced at the walls, where advertisements for local shops had been plastered. Over the posters, in crude…

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Season of joy and suffering

Season of joy and suffering

Christmas celebrations focus on joy, with lots of festivity, food and family celebrations along the way. We rejoice in the wonderful truth of God with us, born into our world…

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Inviting her to speak

Inviting her to speak

I had missed this in Hagar’s story: God’s invitation to Hagar to speak. The angel finds her by a spring in the desert and asks her ‘Hagar, slave of Sarai,…

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Women’s Credit Associations: Savings and Social Benefits

Women’s Credit Associations: Savings and Social Benefits

As I sat in women’s literacy classes in Egypt, I would watch as the women put in money, small amounts which were carefully noted down against their name: and then…

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The Presence of God

The Presence of God

‘God is near us, God is in our heart’. This has been the surprising discovery of some of us as we seek to understand how our Muslim women friends experience…

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Hospitality – a Redemptive Analogy

Hospitality – a Redemptive Analogy

A few months ago Cathy wrote about hospitality on this blog (

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How do Muslim women do theodicy?

How do Muslim women do theodicy?

How do Muslim women do theodicy? How do they make sense out of suffering? And where is God when they suffer? I’ve recently had the chance to explore this and…

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