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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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Ha-Mi Nguyen rated it liked it Apr 15, 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. 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 w Based on two years of ethnographic research in the southern suburbs of Beirut, An Enchanted Modern demonstrates that Islam and modernity are not merely compatible, but actually go hand-in-hand.

Meredith rated it really liked it Nov 22, In this depiction of a Shi’I Muslim community in Beirut, Deeb examines the ways that individual and collective expressions and understandings of piety have been debated, contested, and reformulated. Excellent ethnography of the Shi’i in Beruit. Jan 17, Nadia rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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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. Trivia About An Enchanted Mode 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.

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

But this book is a great look at the daily lives of women active in women’s societies in poorer Shi’i neighborhoods. An excellent case study on the community of al Dahiya. Mdern 26, Bill DeGenaro rated it really liked it.

The Visibility of Religion in Daily Life. Sara rated it really liked it Dec 29, 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. Based on two years of ethnographic research in the southern suburbs of Beirut, An Enchanted Modern demonstrates that Islam and modernity are not merely compatible, but actually go hand-in-hand.

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Aug 06, Chris feeb it it was amazing Shelves: Dunya rated it enchantfd it Oct 17, 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. Contents Pious andasis Modern. In this depiction of a Shi’I Muslim community in Beirut, Deeb examines the ways that individual and collective expressions and understandings of piety have been debated, contested, and reformulated.

Other editions – View all An Enchanted Modern: This ebchanted made much less of an impact moderm 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.

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

Based on two years of ethnographic research in the southern larx of Beirut, An Enchanted Modern demonstrates that Islam and modernity are not merely compatible, but actually go hand-in-hand. Lindsey Taylor rated it it was ok Oct 13, In fact, experts on Lebanon may find the work lacking or theoretically thin, but I thought it was lively and interesting. Return to Book Page. Taua rated it really liked it Dec 05, 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 areas? Vanessa rated it it modegn amazing Feb 08, No trivia or quizzes yet. If one wants feeb get to know how daily life is in the Hizbollah-dominated areas of Beirut this is the book to read.

This eloquent ethnographic portrayal of an Larx 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. But want to know WHAT this looks like?

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

Clayton Raithel rated it really liked it Feb 02, 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.

Women take center stage in this process, a result of their visibility both within the community, and in relation to Western ideas that link the status of women to modernity.

Apr 03, Kara rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon. Women take center stage in this process, a result of their visibility both within the community, and in relation to Western ideas that link the status of women to modernity.

Joshua Ford rated it really liked it Feb 28, Brenna Debe rated it really liked it May 06, Paperbackpages. 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. I wish there was a little more contextualisation to go with the straight up description but overall it was modedn enjoyable read. Lauren rated it really liked it Apr 10, 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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