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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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This book made much less of an impact on me in graduate school–now, I had a much stronger knowledge of Ashura, the Kerbala Moderj, and Hezbollah parastatal activities in south Beirut, so upon rereading, this book was not as powerful as I remembered. AlDahiyya Sight Sound Season. This eloquent ethnographic portrayal of an Islamic community articulates how an alternative modernity, and 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 Read Currently Reading Read. Books by Lara Deeb. There are no discussion topics on echanted book yet. Lists with This Book. Excellent ethnography of the Shi’i in Beruit. No trivia or quizzes yet. Princeton University Press Amazon. 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.

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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 apart.

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

Joshua Ford rated it really liked it Feb 28, The book seeks to primarily engage and deconstruct the notion that to be derb is to be anti-modernity, especially within an Islamic context.

Dunya rated it liked it Oct 17, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In this depiction of a Shi’I Muslim community in Beirut, Deeb examines the ways enchaanted individual and collective expressions and understandings of piety have been debated, contested, and reformulated. Alice rated it liked it Mar 01, Want to know why the world might benefit from more piety, especially in conflict-ridden areas?

A really superb ethnography of the Shi’i suburbs in south Beirut. Lauren rated it really liked it Apr 10, Roba Salibi rated it really liked it Nov 15, Return to Book Page.

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You needn’t be a social scientist to follow her analysis. Refresh and try again. Trivia About An Enchanted Mode The Visibility of Religion in Daily Life. It should especially be laea interest to those studying the Hizb’allah movement, women in Shi’i Islam, or the meeting point between Shi’i Islam and modernity. Want to Read saving…. Mar 06, Gwen rated it liked it Recommended to Gwen by: Open Preview See a Problem? Lindsey Taylor rated it it was ok Oct 13, Vanessa rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Jan 26, Bill DeGenaro rated it really liked it.

Falls a little short theoretically, but well worth the read. Other editions – View all An Enchanted Modern: But this book is a great look at the daily lives of women active in women’s societies in poorer Shi’i neighborhoods. Janjaap Eerten rated it really liked it Dec 14, Jan 17, Nadia rated it liked it Shelves:

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