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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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Based on two years of ethnographic research in the southern suburbs of Beirut, An Enchanted Modern demonstrates that Islam and modernity are not ,ara compatible, but actually go hand-in-hand. 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.

But this book is lars 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. The first is that Islam is static and monolithic, and the second is that Islam and modernity are incompatible.

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

Enchqnted to Read saving…. Oct 09, Adam rated it really liked it Shelves: Brenna Resnick rated it really liked it May 06, Roba Salibi rated it really liked it Nov 15, Ella Garcia rated it liked it May 15, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The book is very timely as it was published in the year and adds a different perspective to the academic discourses regarding religion and modernity in public life.

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In the preface, she states that she seeks to challenge two assumptions. Jan 17, Nadia rated it liked it Shelves: 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.

It should especially be of interest to those studying the Hizb’allah movement, women in Shi’i Islam, or the meeting point between Shi’i Islam and modernity. Meredith rated it really liked it Nov 22, 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.

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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. Joshua Ford rated it really liked it Feb 28, Linda Oh rated it liked it Oct 30, In this depiction of a Shi’I Muslim encyanted in Beirut, Deeb examines the ways that individual and collective expressions and understandings of piety have been debated, contested, and reformulated.

To ask other readers questions about An Enchanted Modernplease sign up. Mar 06, Gwen rated it liked it Recommended to Gwen by: 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. Alice rated it liked it Mar 01, Nathan French rated it really liked it Dec llara, Trivia About An Enchanted Mode 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 excellent case study on ann community of al Dahiya. Rnchanted by Lara Deeb. You can read many contemporary sociologists. Excellent ethnography of the Shi’i in Beruit.

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

Jan 26, Bill DeGenaro rated it really liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Anita Iacono rated it liked it May 22, Sara rated it really liked it Dec 29, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Falls a little short theoretically, but well worth the read.

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

Want to know why the world might benefit from more piety, especially in conflict-ridden areas? Ha-Mi Nguyen rated it liked it Apr 15, It will enlighten those looking to understand Arab Shi’ism and see the banality of life, even in the ‘exotic’ regions of the “Other”. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Aug 06, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jul 31, Mike rated it really liked it.

Lindsey Taylor rated it it was ok Oct 13, By emphasizing the ways notions of modernity and piety are lived, debated, and shaped by “everyday Islamists,” this book underscores the inseparability of piety and politics in the lives of pious Muslims. An Enchanted Modern is timely and relevant in the contemporary period because Lara Deeb is interested in dislodging all these assumptions made about women, Islam, and the role of religion.

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