Books tagged: muslim women

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Pain. From the Journal of Umm Zakiyyah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Excerpts from the personal journal of Muslim author Umm Zakiyyah. She says, “Here, I share pieces of my heart... You will see my hurt, anger, and confusion. And prayerfully, my faith. I speak of the deeply personal, the profoundly spiritual, and my sometimes frustrating attempts at making sense of the world around me. Read them as I wrote them. With the heart.”
The Arranged Marriage, a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Religious
Mohsina, daughter of Muslim immigrants to America, is a college student who is very vocal in her arguments against her professor’s anti-Islam rhetoric about Muslim women being forced into unwanted marriages…until her parents try to force her into an unwanted marriage.
UZ Short Story Collection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
UZ Short Story Collection is comprised of 10 short stories by Umm Zakiyyah, including newly released The Arranged Marriage: Mohsina, daughter of Muslim immigrants to America, is a college student who is very vocal in her arguments against her professor’s anti-Islam rhetoric about Muslim women being forced into unwanted marriages…until her parents try to force her into an unwanted marriage.
Story of Aishah Bint Abu Bakr (613-678) Wife of Prophet Muhammad SAW
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Aishah bint Abu Bakr (613/614 – 678 CE Arabic: عائشة‎ transliteration: ‘Ā’ishah also transcribed as A'ishah, Aisyah, Ayesha, A'isha, Aishat, Aishah, or Aisha) was one of Prophet Muhammad's wives. In Islamic writings, her name is thus often prefixed by the title "Mother of the Believers" (Arabic: أمّ المؤمنين umm al-mu'minīn), per the description of Prophet Muhammad's wives in the Quran.
The Tale of Lady Khadijah Bint Khuwaylid Wife of Prophet Muhammad SAW
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Lady Khadijah was born around 556 in Mecca. Her father, Khuwaylid bin Asad, was a popular leader in the tribe of Quraysh and a successful businessman, who eventually died in battle. As a result of her father’s business success, Khadijah grew up in a wealthy household. She later followed in her father’s footsteps, becoming a successful businesswoman in her own right.
Women in Islamic Societies: A Selected Review of Social Scientific Literature - Monolithic Stereotype Succumbs to Multi-Faceted Empirical Studies on Muslim Women, Sex-Role Ideologies, Sacred Texts
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 150,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
This study provides a literature review of recent empirical social science scholarship that addresses the actualities of women's lives in Muslim societies across multiple geographic regions.
The Day Jessica Left Islam, a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this short story, Jessica, an American convert to Islam, attends a dinner party, and the hostess’s underhanded scheme and troublesome comments spur Jessica’s decision to give up being Muslim.
From the Diary of an Extremist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
In this short story, an American college student converts to Islam and makes the decision to wear all black and cover her face. But she faces opposition from where she least expects.
He Asked About Islam
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
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An American boy questions a strange faith. He was given the homework assignment to interview someone from a different religion, and he chose Muslims. In this short book, internationally acclaimed author Umm Zakiyyah candidly responds to the boy’s questions.
Realities of Submission
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,910. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Renee's story tells of a stringent childhood in her father's church and her ultimate submission to the religion of her nature in young adulthood. As Renee embraces Islam wholeheartedly, the spiritual tranquility of her initial conversion begins to wane as she faces the often painful realities of navigating the terrains of the Muslim experience itself.