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Muslim Women in Ireland

Yafa Shanneik

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter explores the experiences of Muslim women, both migrants and converts, in Ireland. For migrant Muslim women an attachment to the particular cultural understanding of Islam in their ... More


Reconstructions of the Past: Forms of Historical Consciousness

Susan Visvanathan

in The Christians of Kerala: History, Belief and Ritual Among the Yakoba

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647990
eISBN:
9780199080663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647990.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the history of Syrian Christians. It covers the Persian period, during which a dispersion of the early Christians seems to have taken place following the departure of St ... More


Sexual Awakening: Defining Women’s Pleasures

Kelsy Burke

in Christians under Covers: Evangelicals and Sexual Pleasure on the Internet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286320
eISBN:
9780520961586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286320.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter 4 examines how women frame talk of their own pleasure by telling sexual awakening stories. Like classic evangelical conversion narratives, these website users tell tales of overcoming sin and ... More


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