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Gender, sainthood, & everyday practice in South Asian Shi"ism

Karen G. Ruffle

Gender, sainthood, & everyday practice in South Asian Shi"ism

by Karen G. Ruffle

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious life and customs,
  • Religious life,
  • Customs and practices,
  • Shīʻah,
  • Women in Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesGender, sainthood, and everyday practice in South Asian Shi"ism
    StatementKaren G. Ruffle
    SeriesIslamic civilization & Muslim networks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP192.7.I4 R84 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 222 p. :
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25086318M
    ISBN 100807834750
    ISBN 109780807834756
    LC Control Number2011000070
    OCLC/WorldCa668197732

    6 Karen G. Ruffle, Gender, Sainthood and Everyday Practice in South Asian Shi‘ism (Chapel Hill, ); Diane D’Souza, Shia Women: Muslim Faith and Practice (New Delhi, ). Introduction 3. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      Here are 12 things to know about gender equality in Asia and the Pacific. In South Asia, more women die in childbirth - for every , live births - than in any other part of the world except Sub-Saharan Africa. The proportion of deliveries attended by skilled birth attendants is as low as 18% in Bangladesh, 19% in Nepal, and 20% in the. The topic of this book is vital to the understanding of contemporary developments in Iran and other areas of the Islamic world in which Shi'ism is a significant social and religious force. Islamic tradition in general speaks about the appearance of the Mahdi, or divinely guided messianic leader, from among the descendants of the date:

    Gender, Sainthood, and Everyday Practice in South Asian In this study of devotional hagiographical texts and contemporary ritual performances of the Shi'a of Hyderabad, India, Karen Ruffle demonstrates how traditions of sainthood and localized cultural values shape gender roles. In addition, it will appeal to students of everyday religious lives as experienced by the poor, through case studies in South Asia. The book provides further evidence that renunciation in South Asia is not a uniform path, despite claims to the contrary. There is also a special interest in Bauls among those familiar with the Bengali speaking region.


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Book Info. Gender, Sainthood, and Everyday Practice in South Asian Shi’ism. Book Description: In this study of devotional hagiographical texts and contemporary ritual performances of the Shi'a of Hyderabad, India, Karen Ruffle demonstrates how traditions of sainthood and localized cultural values shape gender roles.

By putting gender and everyday practice at the center of her study, Ruffle challenges Shi'i patriarchal narratives that present only men as saints and brings to light typically overlooked women's religious practices. Ruffle's personal relationship with members of the Hyderbadi Shi'a community and her empathetic reading of their spiritual lives brings a palpable intimacy and immediacy to the studyReligion Gender, Sainthood, and Everyday Practice is a study of interest to students and scholars of Islamic practices among the laity of the Sainthood sub-continentJournal of Shi'a Islamic Studies Read more.

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By putting gender and everyday practice at the center of her study, Ruffle challenges Shi'i patriarchal narratives that present only men as saints and brings to light typically overlooked women's religious practices.

In Gender, Sainthood, and Everyday Practice in South Asian Shi’ism (University of North Carolina Press, ), Karen Ruffle, Assistant Professor of History of Religions and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto, explores the relationship between devotional literature and ritual practice in the formulation of social consciousness and embodied ethics.

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She has conducted field research in India, Pakistan, Iran, and Syria. Her first book Gender, Sainthood, and Everyday Practice in South Asian Shiʿism was published by the University of North Carolina Press in She is currently working on a book project titled, “Somatic Shiʿism: The Body in Deccani Shiʿi Material and Ritual Practice.”.

Ruffle obtained her BA in Religion from Middlebury College and her MA and PhD in Religious Studies with a specialization in Islamic studies from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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