By Tone Rand Bringa
Read Online or Download Gender, Religion and the Person: The 'Negotiation' of Muslim Identity in Rural Bosnia PDF
Similar religion books
You've most likely heard of some of the tales during this e-book. Noah's Flood, Sodom and Gomorrah, David and Goliath, might be. yet there are greater than a hundred others which are unknown to pretty well each person. do you know, for instance, that God: *Forced family and friends to kill one another for dancing bare round Aaron's golden calf?
The Radboud status Lectures in New testomony 2010 have been awarded through Prof. Michael Wolter (University of Bonn). His status lecture was once entitled: ‘Which is the true Jesus? ’. during this lecture he challenged some of the present perspectives in the historic Jesus examine via significantly comparing the ways in quite a few different types.
Starting from Abai to Zeleia, from tremendous temples in Egypt to modest tombs in Turkey, oracles have been a big characteristic of the religions of many historic cultures until eventually their loss of life less than the Christian Roman emperors. This paintings is a advisor to all of the identified oracles of the traditional international. The larger a part of it really is dedicated to an alphabetical directory supplying information of approximately three hundred websites in additional than 25 international locations the place oracles of 1 type or one other functioned in antiquity.
Islam in China, in 5 chapters, depicts the creation and impression of Islam in China, together with the advance and flourish of the Islamic mosques, the nationalization of Islam within the state, the mix of Islam with conventional chinese language cultures, the discrimination the Muslims needed to face, and the chinese language Muslims¡¯ participation within the conflict of resistance opposed to Japan.
- Islamism: What it Means for the Middle East and the World
- The Book of Customs: A Complete Handbook for the Jewish Year
- Religion and Pluralism in Education: Comparative Approaches in the Western Balkans
- Routledge Handbook of Religions in Asia
Extra info for Gender, Religion and the Person: The 'Negotiation' of Muslim Identity in Rural Bosnia
A common set of customs forms the fabric of village identity. A village thus equals one set of "traditions"; anything else is a contradiction in terms, and this is reflected in the image Dolina villagers invoke of their village as a community of two nacije. 4 The image of Dolina Our village is very beautiful, only people here are no good. e. g. Herzfeld, 1985). The unusual thing about Dolina, however, is that this particularism is expressed through negative statements. Earlier, Dolina was described as consisting of several hamlets, some of which are considered as a different village.
An awareness of the significance of adet is epitomised in several proverbs: for instance, "Better that the village should die than our customs" ("Bolje je da selo propadne nego adeta"); "There are as many customs as there 56 are villages" ("Koliko sela, toliko adeta"). Such sayings reflect the pronounced idea that traditions and customs are what creates the group (the village) and gives a person his or her identity; as we see from the second proverb, customs may even be specific to one village (although there is no proverb which expresses diversity of customs within the village).
During my stay only three of the unmarried girls and one married woman (without any children) in the upper part were working outside the household. ) Some unmarried and young married women have at some point worked as seamstresses at the clothes factory in a nearby market town, but found it very demoralising to do piece-work on a very low wage. Today this factory, albeit doing well, has a bad reputation among the female work force. Some young girls still work there for a period of time until they marry or have a child.