Medicines of the Soul: Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transnational Islam #2020

Medicines of the Soul: Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transnational Islam By Fedwa Malti-Douglas Medicines of the Soul Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transnational Islam In Medicines of the Soul the autobiographical writings of three leading women in today s Islamic revival movement reveal dramatic stories of religious transformation As interpreted by Fedwa Malti Dou
  • Title: Medicines of the Soul: Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transnational Islam
  • Author: Fedwa Malti-Douglas
  • ISBN: 9780520222847
  • Page: 296
  • Format: Paperback
  • Medicines of the Soul: Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transnational Islam By Fedwa Malti-Douglas In Medicines of the Soul, the autobiographical writings of three leading women in today s Islamic revival movement reveal dramatic stories of religious transformation As interpreted by Fedwa Malti Douglas, the autobiographies provide a powerful, groundbreaking portrayal of gender, religion, and discourses of the body in Arabo Islamic culture At the center of each story iIn Medicines of the Soul, the autobiographical writings of three leading women in today s Islamic revival movement reveal dramatic stories of religious transformation As interpreted by Fedwa Malti Douglas, the autobiographies provide a powerful, groundbreaking portrayal of gender, religion, and discourses of the body in Arabo Islamic culture At the center of each story is a lively female Islamic spirituality that questions secular hierarchies while reaffirming patriarchal ones.
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    1. Fedwa Malti-Douglas

      Professor Malti Douglas began her career in Middle Eastern studies, producing nine books in this area two chosen for singular distinction and over 80 articles She has served on many boards including editorial boards and received numerous fellowships and endowed lectureships, as well as the 1997 Kuwait Prize for Arts and Letters and the 1998 Distinguished Scholar Award from the Dean for Women s Affairs at IU Professor Malti Douglas has recently broadened her intellectual interests Hisland SUNY Press, 1998 is a satirical novel of the academy Her most recent book, The Starr Report Disrobed Columbia University Press, 2000 , links the interdisciplinary area of gender, sexuality, and the body with that of American legal and political narratives.Her current research includes work in Europe and Latin America as well as the United States, as it continues her interest in visual and verbal narratives Professor Malti Douglas was recently selected for membership in the American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the country She is only the fourth IU faculty member to receive this award In the fall of 2004 she was inducted into the society with professor and author Noam Chomsky, and U.S Supreme Court Justice Steven Breyer The American Philosophical Society was founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743.Currently, Dr Malti Douglas is serving as the Editor in Chief of a new four volume Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender for MacMillian.

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