Secrets Behind the Burqa
SECRETS BEHIND THE BURQA reveals what really happens in the daily lives of millions of Muslim women and girls. Going behind the scenes it shows the male Muslim perception of women and details the rules and regulations which control Muslim...
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SECRETS BEHIND THE BURQA reveals what really happens in the daily lives of millions of Muslim women and girls. Going behind the scenes it shows the male Muslim perception of women and details the rules and regulations which control Muslim women's behavior. Rosemary Sookhdeo describes how the Islamic ideas of honour and shame can oppress and endanger women, and how arranged and forced marriages can turn into life-threatening situations.
Rosemary Sookhdeo was born and raised in New Zealand and where she qualified as a pharmacist. Later she studied theology at London Bible College (renamed the London School of Theology) followed by post-graduate theological studies at Westminster College in Oxford. Rosemary was involved in pastoral/church planting ministry in the East End of London for 23 years, and was a member of the leadership team. With a staff of up to forty, Rosemary was responsible for training and coordinating the church planting and Muslim ministry and leading the outreach missions. </br> </br> Lecturer at the Institute for the Study of Islam and Christianity in Muslim women’s issues, evangelism to Muslims and spiritual warfare amongst other subjects. She has been involved in lecture tours and meetings in churches throughout New Zealand and Australia, Malaysia. Bahamas, and other countries.</br> </br> She has written two books, Secrets behind the Burqa and Why Christian Women Convert to Islam , and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Servants Fellowship International, a Christian charity, and an Executive Director of the Barnabas Fund.
- Introduction, Chapter 1: Women And Society, Chapter 2: What Islam Says About Women, Chapter 3: Understanding The Concept Of Honour And Shame, Chapter 4: Islamic Marriage In The West, Chapter 5: Muslim Women In The West, Chapter 6: The Veil, Chapter 7: Contextualisation And Islam, Chapter 8: Conclusion, References, Subject Index By Chapter, Epilogue.