: An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon ( Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics) (): Lara Deeb: Books. Lara Deeb. An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon. Princeton: Princeton University Press, ix + pp. $ (paper), ISBN. Title, An enchanted modern: gender and public piety in Shi’i Lebanon / Lara Deeb. Author, Deeb, Lara, Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images.
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An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon by Lara Deeb
An Enchanted Modern is timely and relevant in the contemporary period because Lara Deeb is interested in dislodging all these assumptions made about women, Islam, and the role of religion. Dunya rated it liked it Oct 17, lata Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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An enchanted modern: gender and public piety in Shi’i Lebanon
This book made much less of an impact on me in graduate school–now, I had a much stronger knowledge of Ashura, the Kerbala Paradigm, and Hezbollah parastatal activities in south Beirut, so upon rereading, this book was not as powerful as I remembered. No trivia or quizzes yet. In this depiction of a Shi’I Muslim community in Beirut, Deeb examines the ways that individual and collective expressions and understandings of piety have been debated, contested, and reformulated.
This eloquent ethnographic portrayal of an Islamic community articulates how an alternative modernity, and specifically an enchanted modernity, may be constructed by Shi’I Muslims who consider themselves simultaneously deeply modern, cosmopolitan, and pious. Lists with This Book. You can read many contemporary sociologists.
An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon
Want to know why the world might benefit from more piety, especially in conflict-ridden areas? Want to know why the modernizing world is getting MORE religious – not less? But this book is a great look at the daily lives modeen women active in women’s societies in poorer Shi’i neighborhoods This was the third time at least that I had read this book, plus whatever excerpts had been assigned in the Intro to Islam class.
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An excellent case study on the community of al Dahiya. But this book is a great look at the daily lives of women active in women’s societies in poorer Shi’i neighborhoods. To ask other readers questions about An Enchanted Modernplease sign up.
Trivia About An Enchanted Mode It should especially be of interest to those studying the Hizb’allah movement, women in Shi’i Islam, or the meeting point between Shi’i Islam and modernity.
Women take center stage in this process, a result of their visibility both within the community, and in relation to Western ideas that link the status of women to modernity. Roba Salibi rated it really liked it Nov 15, A really superb ethnography of the Shi’i suburbs in south Beirut.
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