Muslim Style

Attire in the Islamic world is based on concepts of modesty and humility. Aside from basic guidelines on coverage, the Quran says little about clothing. The debate on Islamic style—either nurturing oppression or fostering empowerment—lingers because many Western voices define Muslim fashion by the hijab or burqa. This rigid viewpoint runs counter to broad commercial opportunity.

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Pious Fashion
How Muslim Women Dress
Elizabeth Bucar

Muslim immigrants in American commonly fight two biases. One tied to their faith; the other tied to their national origin. Threading My Prayer Rug is about both. The narrative offers an inside angle on how one family struggled to find their home in the United States, amid a hostile political background. Readers will appreciate the author’s ability to poke fun at herself and her family. Her wisdom highlights a universal message about finding faith in a complex marketplace of ideas

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