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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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In this laea 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: Vanessa rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Want to Read saving…. 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.

Aug 06, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track eenchanted books you want to read. References to this enchnted Popular Culture and Nationalism in Lebanon: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Living an Enchanted Modern.

But want to know WHAT this looks like? Oct 09, Adam rated it really liked it Shelves: Apr 16, Hassan Chehab rated it it was amazing Shelves: Joshua Ford rated it really liked it Feb 28, Clayton Raithel rated it really liked it Feb 02, 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.

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

Ha-Mi Nguyen rated it liked it Apr 15, Jan 26, Bill DeGenaro rated it really liked it. If one wants to get to know how daily life is in the Hizbollah-dominated areas of Beirut this is the book to read.

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It will enlighten those looking to understand Arab Shi’ism and see the banality of life, even in the ‘exotic’ regions of the “Other”.

Although there are a few pitfalls in some of the conclusions she raises and in her methodology, I believe the author, by engaging her theoretical analyses with practical examples from her interviews and experiences with the women of Al-Dahiyya, does an excellent job in defending her thesis. Trivia About An Enchanted Mode There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Aug 03, Iman rated it liked it Shelves: John Compton rated it it was amazing Oct 02, Taua rated it really liked it Dec 05, 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.

Lauren rated it really liked it Apr 10, Janjaap Eerten rated it really liked it Dec 14, A really superb ethnography of the Shi’i suburbs in south Beirut. Recommended for anyone who wants to understand th A really superb ethnography of the Shi’i suburbs in south Beirut. Return to Book Page.

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

Falls a little short theoretically, but well worth the read. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Want to know why the modernizing world is getting MORE religious – not less?

Account Options Sign in. You needn’t be a social scientist to follow her analysis. Nathan French rated it really liked it Dec 26, Meredith rated it really liked it Nov 22, The Visibility of Religion in Daily Life.

I wish there was a little more contextualisation to go with the straight up enchqnted but overall it was an enjoyable read.

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But this book is a 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.

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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.

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. 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.

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.

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

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. Enchanetd 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.

AlDahiyya Sight Sound Season. From Marginalization to Institutionalization. No trivia or quizzes yet. Ashura Authentication and Sacrifice. To ask other readers questions about An Enchanted Modernplease sign up. Princeton University Press Amazon.

Mar 06, Gwen rated it liked it Recommended to Gwen by: In the preface, she states that she seeks to challenge two assumptions.