Becoming Muslim : Western Women''s Conversions to IslamMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Culture, Mind and Society: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006Description: 1 online resource (217 p.).ISBN: 9780312376215.Subject(s): Muslim converts from Christianity - Europe | Muslim converts from Christianity | Muslim women - Europe - Social conditions | Sex role - Religious aspects - Islam | Women in Islam - EuropeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Becoming Muslim : Western Women''s Conversions to IslamDDC classification: 297.574082091821 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Part I: The Individual Conversion; Chapter One: Conversion and Identity Formation; Chapter Two: A Step toward the Unknown; Chapter Three: The Conversion Narrative; Part II: Personal Worlds; Chapter Four: Personal Models of Spirituality and Social Conscience; Chapter Five: Personal Models of Gender; Chapter Six: The Veil and Alternative Femininities; Part III: Encounters; Chapter Seven: Looping Effects of Meaning; Chapter Eight: Family, Work, Sisterhood; Chapter Nine: Personal Versions of Islam; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M
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While Islam has become a controversial topic in the West, a growing number of Westerners find powerful meaning in Islam. Becoming Muslim is an ethnographic study based on in-depth interviews with Swedish and American women who have converted to Islam.
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