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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 31–58.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Sophia Pandya In this study I examine the evolving function of the ma’tam (pl. ma’atim), or Shi‘i religious center, in Bahraini Shi‘i women’s lives. Th e role of the ma’tam has changed in Bahraini society, especially in the case of women’s ma’atim. While men’s ma’atim have always been sites of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 51–77.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Sara Pursley This article discusses the writings of Amina bint Haydar al-Sadr, a prolific Shi‘i intellectual and novelist in Najaf during the 1960s and 1970s more commonly known by her pen name Bint al-Huda (“Daughter of the Right Path”). It examines the author’s ambivalence about marriage in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Amina Jamal Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject , Mahmood Saba . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2004 . Pp. xvi, 233 . ISBN 9780691086958 . An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon , Deeb Lara . Princeton...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Professor of Anthropology at Scripps Col- lege. She is also a member of the editorial committee for Middle East Report and the editorial board for the International Journal of Middle East Studies. Deeb is the author of An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 89–102.
Published: 01 July 2011
.... According to anthropologist Fuad Khuri (1980), its popula- tion is distributed over three main types of communities: tribal, rural, and urban. The majority of the population practices Islam, the coun- try’s official religion. The poorer, rural areas in Bahrain are inhabited by Shi‘i Muslims, as...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 120–121.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Sophia Pandya is Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at California State University, Long Beach. A Fulbright scholar, she wrote her dissertation on Sunni and Shi‘i Bahraini women and how globalization and modern education have impacted their religious beliefs and activities...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 133–134.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Department of Religious Studies at California State University, Long Beach. A Fulbright scholar, she wrote her dissertation on Sunni and Shi‘i Bahraini women and the ways in which globalization and modern education have impacted their religious beliefs and activities. In her...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 53–82.
Published: 01 March 2008
...- tion. The Jewish cultural and literary journal al-Misbah published articles whose authors were infl uenced by the writings of Qasim Amin and called for reform in the marriage practices of the Jewish community (Sha’ul 1924). Shi‘i religious scholars such as Hibat al-Din al...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2011
...: Gender and Public Piety in Shi‘i Lebanon (Princeton University Press 2006), as well as of a number of articles on the transformation of Shi‘i religious ritual, Islamist women’s participation in the public sphere, and Hezbollah in Lebanon. She is currently working on a co-authored book project with Mona...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the 1991 Gulf War to protect the Kurdish population in the North (from the 36th parallel northwards) and the largely Shi‘i popula- tion in the South (from the 33rd parallel southwards). Despite these misgivings, I thoroughly enjoyed Ditmars’ writing. She eloquently succeeds in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 50–79.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at California State University, Long Beach. A Fulbright scholar, she wrote her dissertation on Sunni and Shi‘i Bahraini women and how globalization and modern education have impacted their religious beliefs and activities. In her article, “Women’s Religious...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 March 2010
... other Muslims. Th is matter is documented in chapter 4 of the Qur’an (Sura al-Nisa’) which deals with women’s rights and duties in the Islamic context. Interpretations of the sources vary, however; likewise, the rules of the practice diff er from Sunni to Shi‘i sects. Th e Ithna...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2013
... milieu. The discussion of the Druze, moreover, both who they are and how they fit in with Sunni and Shi‘i Islam is also dealt with in a rather cursory way that is sometimes confusing. Once again, 136  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  9:1 cooke works against some of the mainstream...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 31–51.
Published: 01 July 2014
... morality. While some Iranian Shi‘i Islamic clerics believe that transgenders farrah jafari  mn  37 are mentioned in the Qur’an (42: 49 – 50),9 Khomeini’s opinion had more to do with what is not in the Qur’an than what is; sex change is not...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 1–24.
Published: 01 July 2005
... Sunnite and Shi'ite devotion but her real personality has been buried beneath religious propaganda. Lammens’ so-called “historical” biography of Fatima contradicts the harmonious view of the ahl al-bayt (family of the Prophet) presented in Shi'i sources. Instead of being the loving...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 52–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... small communities of Jews, Christians, and Hindus (U.S. Central Intelligence Agency 2013). The practice of Sufism transcends the Shi‘i/Sunni divide (a Shi‘i or a Sunni can practice Sufism), and the term “Sufism” can apply to those practicing a myriad of activi- ties. Religious groups...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 March 2012
... government crises, Sunni-Shi‘i tensions, and a looming con- frontation over the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Debates about the civil war have continued, but so have many of the fundamental problems to which critics of state-sponsored amnesia pointed in the 1990s. A crucial hindrance for free, public...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2010
... theoretical reconsideration of the public for pious women in Shi‘i Leba- non presented in Lara Deeb’s Enchanted Modern (2006). Deeb notes that for Shi‘i women in the dahiya (Beirut’s ring of southern suburbs, in which the Shi‘a predominate), a particular kind of activism motivated by piety...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 89–118.
Published: 01 November 2008
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 54–80.
Published: 01 March 2013
... al-Buti (2006), the twentieth-century Pakistani revivalist Syed Abu’l- A‘la Maududi (1972), the contemporary Iranian political activist and academic Zahra Rahnavard (1987), and the prolific Shi‘i cleric Murtaza Mutahhari (1988). From a methodological perspective, the diverse prov- enance of...