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To their Lord and indeed that is who they surrender to You "Will Find Their Lives "find their lives complex than imagined It Is A Finely Crafted Scholarly Work. Ves Generally is a finely crafted scholarly work. Ves generally black women's lives in particular Rather than focusing on traditional and eeply male ideas of autonomy and supremacy the book and the community of women it epicts emphasizes holistic notions of collective obligation personal humility and commitment to overarching codes of conduct and belief A much needed corrective to media portraits of Islam and the misconceptions they engender this Engaged And Engaging Work and engaging work an intimate in epth look into the vexed and interlocking issues of Islam gender and rac.

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Engaged Surrender: African American Women and Islam (George Gund Foundation Imprint in African American Studies)One of the first studies that examined the of
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American Muslim and Southern African Literature: An Introduction did it from their view Carolyn Rouse spent a great of Commonly portrayed in the media as holding women in strict subordination andeference to men Islam is nonetheless attracting numerous converts among African American women Are these women reproducing their oppression as it might seem Or oes their adherence to the religion suggest unsuspected subtleties and complexities in the relation of women especially black women to Islam Carolyn Rouse sought answers to unsuspected subtleties and complexities in the relation of women especially black women to Islam Carolyn Rouse sought answers to uestions among the women of Sunni Muslim mosues in Los Angeles Her richly textured study provides rare insight. Ime among the women she interviewed thus the thoughtfulness "of the title these women know what they are oing They are engaged in their surrender. the meaning "the title these women know what they are oing They are engaged in their surrender. the meaning Islam for African American women; in particular Rouse shows how the teachings 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 prism for clarifying the role of faith in contemporary black women's experience Through these stories Rouse reveals how commitment to Islam refracts complex processes urbanization political and social radicalization and eindustrialization that shape black li.