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Daughters of Islam

Daughters of Islam

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Their clothing is often distinctive. Their values are strongly held. They love their families. They comprise nearly one-tenth of the world's population, and they live everywhere around the globe.

^^These are women of Muslim background. Many still belong to Islam, but some now belong to Christ.

^^In Daughters of Islam Miriam Adeney introduces you to women like Ladan, Khadija and Fatma. You'll learn about their lives, questions and hopes. You'll learn how they are both representative of and unique among their Arab, Iranian, Southeast Asian and African sisters. And you'll discover what has drawn them to Christ.

^^Adeney explores the many interwoven threads that make up daily experience for Ladan, Khadija, Fatma and their sisters, including

  • ^^sexuality, singleness and marriage
  • ^children and extended family
  • ^finances
  • ^religious tradition and practice
  • ^teaching and learning styles
^As you enter into the lives of Ladan, Khadija and Fatma, you'll gain insight into how to relate to other women of Muslim background--and how to introduce them to Christ.
-Publisher.

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Their clothing is often distinctive. Their values are strongly held. They love their families. They comprise nearly one-tenth of the world's population, and they live everywhere around the globe.

^^These are women of Muslim background. Many still belong to Islam, but some now belong to Christ.

^^In Daughters of Islam Miriam Adeney introduces you to women like Ladan, Khadija and Fatma. You'll learn about their lives, questions and hopes. You'll learn how they are both representative of and unique among their Arab, Iranian, Southeast Asian and African sisters. And you'll discover what has drawn them to Christ.

^^Adeney explores the many interwoven threads that make up daily experience for Ladan, Khadija, Fatma and their sisters, including

  • ^^sexuality, singleness and marriage
  • ^children and extended family
  • ^finances
  • ^religious tradition and practice
  • ^teaching and learning styles
^As you enter into the lives of Ladan, Khadija and Fatma, you'll gain insight into how to relate to other women of Muslim background--and how to introduce them to Christ.
-Publisher.


- Koorong

Their clothing is often distinctive. Their beliefs and values are strongly held. They love their families. Any they live everywhere on earth. They are women of Muslim background. Some still belong to Islam, but some now belong to Christ. In Daughters of Islam, Mariam Adeney introduces you women such as Ladan, Khadija and Fatma. You'll earn about their lives, questions and hopes, as well as those of other Arab, Iranian, Southeast Asian and African sisters. And you'll gain new understanding of why Muslim women come to Christ. This book discusses aspects of everyday living such as: Sex, marriage and family relations; The place of religion; Finances; Teaching and learning styles; Women's diversity; Through vibrant real-life case studies you will learn strategies for relating to women like the ones described here. You will see what - and who - became the means of their understanding and responding to Jesus as Saviour and Lord. Miriam Adeney says, "Surely in the end what counts are the perennial necessities of mission: a human being witnessing, discipling and serving in the appropriate language." This is why she has written this enlightening book.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Miriam Adeney

Miriam Adeney (Ph.D., Washington State University in anthropology) is professor of global and urban ministries at Seattle Pacific University and teaching fellow at Regent College. She is the author of Daughters of Islam; God's Foreign Policy: Practical Ways to Help the World's Poor, A Time for Risking: Priorities for Women; How to Write: A Christian Writer's Guide and most recently Kingdom Without Borders: The Untold Story of Global Christianity
Koorong -Editorial Review.

Table Of Contents

  • 1. Every Woman Is An Exception: Five Kinds Of Arab Women; 2. Arab Sisters; 3. What Is Liberation For Muslim Women? 4. Iranian Sisters; 5. Sex, Singles, Husbands, Children; 6. Southeast Asian Sisters; 7. Singing Our Theology: Teaching And Learning; 8. African Sisters; 9. Who Pays? Money Matters; 10. When You Seek Me With All Your Heart

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