Qur’anic Interpretation

Windows into Islam 3

Windows into Islam 3

Windows into Islam 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…

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Sharing our stories

Sharing our stories

It all started with my involvement in a cooking group which is part of the offer from our local church community centre situated in the multi faith area of the…

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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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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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‘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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It’s not about the burqa

It’s not about the burqa

Title of Book: It's not about the Burqa Edited by: Miriam Khan Published: Picador, 2019 Reviewer: Miriam Williams   This book answers the question: What does it really mean to…

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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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Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Title of Book: Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology Author: Jerusha Tanner Lamptey Published: Oxford University Press, 2018 Reviewer: C. Hine Divine Words, Female Voices is…

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Men and Women in the Qur’an

Men and Women in the Qur’an

Title of Book: Women and Men in the Qur’an Author: Asma Lamrabet Translator: Muneera Salem-Miurdock Published: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham 2018 Reviewer: C. Hine Asma Lamrabet’s exploration of gender in the…

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Women, Islam and Identity: Public Life in Private Spaces

Women, Islam and Identity: Public Life in Private Spaces

Title: Women, Islam and Identity: Public Life in Private Spaces Author: Svetlana Peshkova Publisher: Syracuse University Press, 2014 Reviewer: C. Hine Women, Islam and Identity adds to the growing body…

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