Getting God's Ear Women, Islam, and Healing in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf
Edition: 2nd 2000
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Description: Focusing on the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula, this book weights the influence of Wahhabi Islam on women's religious experience against the experience of women in the Sunni and Shia towns of Kuwait and Bahrain.
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List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 1/11/2000
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Eleanor Abdella Doumato is adjunct professor of international relations at the Watson Institute of Brown University. She is a past president of the Association for Middle East Women's Studies and the editor of the Middle East Women's Studies Review.
|A Note on the Spelling of Arabic Words and Proper Nouns|
|Introduction: Making Connections: Knowledge, Rituals, and Healing|
|Women and Religious Learning: Piety and a Matter of Propriety|
|Prayer, the Mosque, and the Ways Women Worship|
|The Healing Power of Words: Ink, Spit, and Holy Speech|
|Engaging Spirits: Prophylaxis, Witchcraft, Exorcisms, Trial by Ordeal, and Zar|
|When Words Fail: Surgeries, Smells, and Salt Packing|
|Conclusion: Community, Gender, and the Spiritual Experience|
|Epilogue: Saudi Arabia, 1998|
|The Scene of the Action for Getting God's Ear|