Standing Alone

Author: Asra Nomani
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062653555
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Interweaving reportage, political analysis, cultural history, and spiritual travelogue, this is a modern woman's jihad, offering for Westerners a never-before-seen look inside the heart of Islam and the emerging role of Muslim women.

American Muslim Women Religious Authority And Activism

Author: Juliane Hammer
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292735553
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2005e. Standing Alone in Mecca: A Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam. San
Francisco: HarperCollins. ———. 2006a. Standing Alone: An American Woman's
Struggle for the Soul of Islam. San Francisco: HarperCollins. ———. 2006b. “
Veiled Babes: Why Are Western Publishers So Keen on Shrouded Cover Models
?” Slate Magazine, November 7. ———. 2007. “A Faith of Their Own: Muslim
Women Seek Renewal of Islam.” Sojourners Magazine 36:3 (March): 8. Noskova,
Martina.

The Columbia Sourcebook Of Muslims In The United States

Author: Edward E. Curtis
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231139578
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Pakistani parents of 29- year-old son (U.S. born, neurology resident) seeking
practicing Sunni muslimah with professional education. 10. Asra Q. Nomani,
StandingAlone in Mecca: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul ofIslam (
2005) Growing up as the child of Indian immigrants who came to the United
States after 1965, Asra Nomani (b. 1965) was acutely aware of her multiple
identities as a South Asian Muslim American woman. As the passage below
indicates, she spent ...

Culture Wars

Author: Roger Chapman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317473515
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(Only 15 percent of American mosques are led by American-born imams.)
Gender equality has been a divisive issue. The American-born journalist Asra
Nomani, for example, refused to follow her mosque's proscriptions that women
must enter through the back door and pray behind the men—a controversy she
publicly aired in her autobiographical work Standing Alone in Mecca (2005).
Many such controversies over Islamic customs have arisen in the Muslim Student
Associations, ...

Muslim Women In America

Author: Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195177835
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Gainesville: The University Presses of Florida, 1993. Hermansen, Marcia.
Mystifying Identities in Muslim America: The Case of American Sufi Movements,
forthcoming. McCloud, Aminah. ''African-American Muslim Women.'' In The
Muslims of America, edited by Yvonne Y. Haddad, 177–187. Oxford: Oxford
University Press, 1991. Nomani, Asra. Standing Alone in Mecca: An American
Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam. SanFrancisco: HarperSanFrancisco,
2005. Qureshi, Regula.

Islam And Homosexuality 2 Volumes

Author: Samar Habib
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313379017
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... whole day withoutseeing an Iranian face. They all agreed that it was their
kismat, theirfate tofind one another, to all be sitting next to one another. My
mother turns to me with tears in her eyes, she tells me the old man's last words to
her. Her voice quivering and stalling once more, “God will never letyou get lost in
his house.” The very title and cover of the paperback edition of Asra Q. Nomani's
text, Standing Alone [in Mecca]: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of
Islam, speaks ...

Islam And Homosexuality

Author: Samar Habib
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313379033
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The very title and cover of the paperback edition of Asra Q. Nomani's text,
Standing Alone [in Mecca]: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam,
speaks to the challenges of writing the hajj and producing a Muslim text more
generally. The hardcover of Nomani's text features the title, “Standing Alone in
Mecca,” whereas the second edition, the paperback version of the text, features
the shortened title, “Standing Alone.” The cover images of the texts are decidedly
different as ...

Encyclopedia Of Muslim American History

Author: Edward E. Curtis
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438130406
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In a series of semiautobiographical books, including American Muslims (2000),
Asma Gull Hasan presented a sometimes innocent but always enthusiastic view
of the complementary nature of American and Islamic ideals. Journalist Asra Q.
Nomani wrote in Standing Alone in Mecca (2005) about how her pilgrimage to
Mecca as a single, unwed mother helped her to connect with the deep well of
women's dignity in Islamic history and inspired her to struggle for women's rights
among ...

Islam In North America Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199804092
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Toronto: Women's Press, 2002. Scholarly examination of South Asian Muslim
women. ▻Nawaz, Zarqa, dir. Me and the Mosque. Montreal: National Film Board
of Canada, 2005. In this documentary film, Zarqa Nawaz examines the issue of
the spaces available to women in mosques across North America. Highly
recommended for use in classes about women and Islam in North America. ▻
Nomani, Asra. Standing Alone in Mecca: An American Woman's Struggle for the
Soul of Islam.

An American Bride In Kabul

Author: Phyllis Chesler
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1137365579
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Prisoner of Teheran: One Woman's Story of Survival Inside an Iranian Prison.
New York: Free Press/Simon and Schuster, 2007. Newby, Eric. A Short Walk in
the Hindu Kush. New York: Penguin, 1958. Nissenbaum, Dion. “Draft Army
Handbook Wades into Divisive Afghan Issue.” Wall Street Journal, December 11,
2012. Nomani, Asra Q. Standing Alone at Mecca: An American Woman's Struggle
for the Soul of Islam. New York: HarperCollins, 2005. Pardoe, Julia. “The City of
the Sultan ...