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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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Trivia About An Enchanted Mode To ask other readers questions about An Enchanted Modernplease sign up. The book seeks to primarily engage and deconstruct the notion that to be pious is to be anti-modernity, especially within an Islamic context.

I wish there was a little more contextualisation to go with the straight up description but overall it was an enjoyable read. Living an Enchanted Modern. Clayton Raithel rated it really liked it Feb 02, snchanted Jan 17, Nadia rated it liked it Shelves: Want to know why the world might benefit from more piety, especially in conflict-ridden areas?

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

Literally the best 21st century ethnography I’ve ever read.

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

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Joshua Ford rated it really liked it Feb 28, Nathan French rated it really liked it Dec 26, Based on two years of ethnographic research in the southern suburbs of Beirut, An Enchanted Modern demonstrates that Islam and modernity mocern not merely compatible, but actually go hand-in-hand.

Janjaap Eerten rated it really liked it Dec 14, 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.

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Princeton University PressMar 19, – Religion – pages. 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 encahnted an anthropology paper.

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 xeeb lives of pious Muslims. Lists with This Book.

Linda Oh rated it liked it Oct 30, You can read many contemporary sociologists. The book is very timely as it was published in the year and adds a different rnchanted to the academic discourses regarding religion and modernity in public life.

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. 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. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Lindsey Taylor rated it it was ok Oct 13, Account Options Sign in. Roba Salibi rated it really liked it Nov 15, Aug 03, Iman rated it liked it Shelves: Books by Lara Deeb. Jun 05, Hafsa rated it liked it Recommends it for: Paperbackpages. Falls a little short theoretically, but well worth the read.

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

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The first is that Islam is static and monolithic, and the second is that Islam and modernity are incompatible. Jan 26, Bill DeGenaro rated it really liked it. Popular Culture and Nationalism in Lebanon: No trivia or quizzes yet.

An Enchanted Modern is timely and relevant in the contemporary period because Lara Echanted 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

Jul 31, Mike rated it really liked it. Ella Garcia rated it liked it May 15, Excellent ethnography of the Shi’i in Beruit. If one wants to get to know how daily life is in the Hizbollah-dominated areas of Beirut this is the mkdern to read. In the preface, she states that she seeks to challenge two assumptions. Women take center stage in this process, a result modeen their visibility both within the community, and in relation to Moder ideas that link the status of women to modernity.

Ashura Authentication and Sacrifice. Anita Iacono rated it liked it May 22, 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.