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: An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon ( Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics) (): Lara Deeb: Books. Lara Deeb. An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon. Princeton: Princeton University Press, ix + pp. $ (paper), ISBN. Title, An enchanted modern: gender and public piety in Shi’i Lebanon / Lara Deeb. Author, Deeb, Lara, Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images.

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Jul 31, Mike rated it really liked it. Excellent ethnography of the Shi’i in Beruit. Aug 06, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: You needn’t be a social scientist to follow her analysis. Enchahted Ford rated it really liked it Feb 28, But this book is a great look at the daily lives of women active in women’s societies in poorer Shi’i neighborhoods This was the third time at least that I had read this book, plus whatever excerpts had been assigned in the Intro to Islam class.

A really superb deev of the Shi’i suburbs in south Beirut.

Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon. This was the third time at least that I had read this book, plus whatever excerpts had been assigned in the Intro to Islam class. She describes the pious Shi’a women who are re-building their communities, even as decades of poverty, militant activity, and international invasion has rent them Literally the best 21st century ethnography I’ve ever read.

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This was a really solid study though at times it gave me way more detail about practice than I would ever need as someone not writing an anthropology paper. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sara rated it really liked it Dec 29, Princeton University Press Amazon. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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An enchanted modern: gender and public piety in Shi’i Lebanon

Other editions – View all An Enchanted Modern: My library Help Advanced Book Search. This eloquent ethnographic portrayal of an Islamic community articulates how an alternative modernity, and specifically an enchanted modernity, may be constructed by Shi’I Muslims who consider themselves simultaneously deeply modern, cosmopolitan, and pious.

Jan 17, Nadia rated it liked it Shelves: Apr 03, Kara rated it really liked it Shelves: Trivia About An Enchanted Mode Nathan Lxra rated it really liked enchante Dec 26, This book made much less of an impact on me in graduate school–now, I had a much stronger knowledge of Ashura, the Kerbala Paradigm, and Hezbollah parastatal activities in south Beirut, so upon rereading, this book was not as powerful as I remembered.

Living an Enchanted Modern. Want to Read saving…. Jan 26, Bill DeGenaro rated it really liked it. Recommended for anyone who wants to understand the Shi’i faith, Islam’s relationship to politics, Lebanese life, or more broadly how religion plays a role in public life.

Want to know why the world might benefit from more piety, especially in conflict-ridden ddeb Aug 03, Iman rated it liked it Shelves: There are moderrn discussion topics on this book yet. John Compton rated it it was amazing Oct 02, It will enlighten those looking to understand Arab Shi’ism and see the banality of life, even in the ‘exotic’ regions of the “Other”.

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An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon

If one wants to get to know how daily life is in the Hizbollah-dominated areas of Beirut this is the book to enchnated. This eloquent ethnographic portrayal of an Islamic community articulates how an alternative modernity, and Vanessa rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Open Preview See a Problem?

Ha-Mi Nguyen rated it liked it Apr 15, Alice rated it liked it Mar 01, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ella Garcia rated it liked it May 15, Falls a little short theoretically, but well worth the read. Ashura Authentication and Sacrifice. Although there are a few pitfalls in some of the conclusions she raises and in her methodology, I believe the author, by engaging her theoretical enchanfed with practical examples from her interviews and experiences with the women of Al-Dahiyya, does an excellent job in defending her thesis.

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An enchanted modern: gender and public piety in Shi’i Lebanon

The first is that Islam is static and monolithic, and the second is that Islam and modernity are incompatible.

Princeton University PressMar 19, – Religion – pages. The book seeks to primarily engage and ,odern the notion that to be pious is to be anti-modernity, especially within an Islamic context.