Tag Archives: women

Muslims from abroad enrolling in Catholic Colleges

First off, since a few of my recent posts have discussed Muslim-styles of dress, I want to include a cool link from islamophobia-watch, that the Governor of California has just signed into law a provision stressing that people cannot be … Continue reading

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Burqa (or really niqab) for a day

Firstly, in memory of the communities that have been attacked in the US this week, there are some details from the Oak Creek Sikh temple for those offering donations – they’ve asked that instead, people donate directly to their own … Continue reading

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Apologies, kittens and Kansas law

Hello, world!  So I’m not dead, but I am working 70+ hours a week.  It’s . . . an experience. I really want to  keep writing this thing, but obviously time management has become something of a challenge.  I can’t … Continue reading

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Divorce in Islam

L of the Book Archaeologist asked: I have a question for you, and it may fall a bit outside the purview of your blog but I’m curious. Recently I was having lunch and eavesdropped on a (very loud) conversation about … Continue reading

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Did pre-Islamic Arabians bury infants alive?

Uzza asked: Is there any archeological or other support for the claim that pre-Islamic Arabs buried children alive? AFAIK, there are a couple of passing mentions of this in the Quran and Hadith, I’ve never heard anything from non-Muslim sources. Sorry … Continue reading

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Historical View of Women in Islam and Christianity

So at least according to wordpress, people are actually reading this.  Either that or wordpress is lying to me (and to quote Marge Simpson, “Why would a box lie to a person?”).  So, um . . . hi!  Please feel … Continue reading

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