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Terrains of Exchange

Terrains of Exchange

Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam By Nile Green Oxford University Press, 2014 Reviewed by Moyra Dale This book is a historical look at the impact of missions…

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Suckling: Kinship More Fluid

Suckling: Kinship More Fluid

Suckling: Kinship More Fluid, by Fadwa El Guindi. Routledge, 2020. Reviewed by Moyra Dale This book is an anthropological discussion of kinship, and the place that breastfeeding contributes to it,…

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An Unlikely Pair

An Unlikely Pair

The stories of two women, and what they teach us.  At the heart of the Joseph narrative in Genesis (38, 39) we find the stories of an unexpected pair of…

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Hagar Poems

Hagar Poems

Title: Hagar Poems By: Mohja Kahf Published: University of Arkansas Press, 2016 Reviewed by Miriam Dale One of the things that makes poetry magical is the words that are left…

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Spaces to play and to discover 

Spaces to play and to discover 

Holy texts of all religions are distributed all over the world, but can we assume that just because they are read, they are understood? The Ethiopian eunuch’s cry in Acts…

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Strangers, Neighbors, Friends

Strangers, Neighbors, Friends

Title:  Strangers, Neighbors, Friends: Muslim-Christian-Jewish Reflections on Compassion and Peace Author:  Kelly James Clark, Aziz Abu Sarah and Nancy Fuchs Kreimer Publisher: Cascade Books, 2018 Reviewer:  Louise Simon   The…

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Recovering the Female Voice in Scripture: Women and Silence

Recovering the Female Voice in Scripture: Women and Silence

Title of Book: Recovering the Female Voice in Scripture: Women and Silence Author: Georgina Jardim Publisher, Year: Routledge, 2016 (originally Ashgate, 2014) Reviewed by: Carol M. Walker If you are…

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God, us, and covid-19

God, us, and covid-19

How are we to respond to what is happening in the world today?  As Christians, as Muslims, how do we understand what is happening, in the light of God’s sovereign…

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‘Fire Cannot Harm It’: Mediation, Temptation and the Charismatic Power of the Qur’an

‘Fire Cannot Harm It’: Mediation, Temptation and the Charismatic Power of the Qur’an

Article Review: ‘Fire Cannot Harm It’: Mediation, Temptation and the Charismatic Power of the Qur’an Author: Travis Zadeh Published: Journal of Quranic Studies, Vol 10 Issue 2, 2008, pp. 50-72…

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Muslima Theology

Muslima Theology

Title of Book: Muslim Theology: The Voices of Muslim Women Theologians Author: Ednan Aslan, Marcia Hermansen, Elif Medeni (eds.)  Published: Peter Lang Edition, 2013 Reviewer: C. Hine Muslima Theology is…

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