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The Impact of Religious Pluralism on American Women

R. Marie Griffith

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The literature investigating the impact of religious pluralism on American women is scanty, and any projected conclusions are at this point partial and preliminary. The evidence does show that ... More


Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Julian Millie

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

For many Muslims throughout the world, oral preaching provides the most accessible and enjoyable medium for learning about Islam and its meanings for everyday life. This is true in Indonesia’s West ... More


Called from My Mother's Womb

Lucie Pruvost

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Pruvost was born in Algeria and imbibed Muslim practice through observation before she became a White Sister and subsequently devoted herself to the study of Shari'a in Tunisia and a teaching career ... More


Women Exemplars for an Emerging Polity

Celene Ibrahim

in Women and Gender in the Qur'an

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190063818
eISBN:
9780190063849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063818.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Theology

This chapter analyzes how female figures relate to events in the nascent Muslim polity—in its emerging theological discourses, its normative social practices, and its encounters with other ... More


Slaves in Name Only: Free Women as Royal Concubines in Late Timurid Iran and Central Asia

Usman Hamid

in Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190622183
eISBN:
9780190622213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622183.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Medieval History

The chapter considers concubines of the ruling Timurid house of 15th-century eastern Iran and Transoxiana. Conventional wisdom holds that concubinage was a legal arrangement in which slave owners ... More


Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History

Matthew S. Gordon and Kathryn A. Hain (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190622183
eISBN:
9780190622213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622183.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Medieval History

Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History contains 16 essays that consider, from a variety of viewpoints, enslaved and freed women across medieval and premodern Islamic social ... More


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