Download Ö PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ½ Carolyn RouseVes generally and black
women's lives in particular rather than focusing onlives in particular Rather than focusing on and deeply male ideas of autonomy and supremacy the book and the community
of women it depicts emphasizes holistic notions of collective obligation personal humility and commitment to overarching codes ofwomen it depicts emphasizes holistic notions of collective obligation personal humility and commitment to overarching codes of and belief A much needed corrective to media "PORTRAITS OF ISLAM AND THE MISCONCEPTIONS THEY ENGENDER THIS " of Islam and the misconceptions they engender this and engaging work offers an intimate in depth look into the vexed and interlocking issues of Islam gender and rac.
Into the meaning of Islam African American women; in Rouse shows how the teachings of Islam give these women a sense of power and control over interpretations of gender family authority and obligations In Engaged Surrender Islam becomes a "uniue prism for clarifying the role of faith in contemporary black women's experience Through these women's stories Rouse reveals " prism for clarifying the role of faith in contemporary black women's experience Through these women's stories Rouse reveals commitment to Islam refracts complex processes urbanization political and social radicalization and deindustrialization that shape black li. Commonly portrayed in the media as holding women in strict subordination and deference to men Islam is nonetheless attracting numerous converts among African American women Are these women reproducing their oppression as it might seem "does their adherence to the religion suggest unsuspected and complexities in the relation of women " their adherence to the religion suggest unsuspected subtleties and complexities in the relation of women black women to Islam Carolyn Rouse sought answers to these uestions among the
Women Of Sunni Muslimof Sunni Muslim in Los Angeles Her richly textured study provides rare insight.