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Author Rouse, Carolyn Moxley, 1965-

Title Engaged surrender : African American women and Islam / Carolyn Moxley Rouse.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2004.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  BP173.4 .R68 2004    Available  ---
Description xvii, 271 p. ; 24 cm.
Series George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies
George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-255) and index.
Contents Engaged surrender -- A community of women : consensus, borders, and resistance praxis -- Gender negotiations and Qur'anic exegesis : one community's reading of Islam and women -- Historical discourses -- Soul food : changing markers of identity through the transition -- Conversion -- Performing gender : marriage, family, and community -- Searching for Islamic purity in and out of secular Los Angeles County.
Subject Women in Islam.
Muslim women -- Social conditions.
Muslim women -- United States -- Social conditions.
African American women -- Religion.
ISBN 0520237951 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520237943 (alk. paper)