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Women Shaping Islam : Reading the Qu'ran in Indonesia

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The surprising work of women in, on, and through Islamshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.1 x 22.9mm | 453.6g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252073177
  • 9780252073175
  • 822,596

About Pieternella Van Doorn-Harder

Pieternella van Doorn-Harder is an associate professor of Islam and world religions at Valparaiso University. She is the author of Contemporary Coptic Nuns and the editor of Between Desert and City: the Coptic Orthodox Church Today.show more

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"Given the current interest in women and gender issues in Islam, and scholarly neglect of Islam in Southeast Asia, this book provides a wonderful addition to the literature. . . . Based on extensive fieldwork in Indonesia, the book skillfully weaves interviews, songs, observations, written materials, and theoretical insight into a highly readable account of how Muslim women in a specific context negotiate their roles in modern Muslim society. . . . Highly recommended."--Choiceshow more

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