By Phyllis Chesler
Few westerners will ever manage to comprehend Muslim or Afghan society until they're a part of a Muslim family members. 20 years previous and in love, Phyllis Chesler, a Jewish-American lady from Brooklyn, launched into an event that has lasted for greater than a half-century. In 1961, whilst she arrived in Kabul together with her Afghan bridegroom, professionals took away her American passport. Chesler used to be now the valuables of her husband’s relations and had no rights of citizenship. again in Afghanistan, her husband, a filthy rich, westernized international university scholar with desires of reforming his nation, reverted to standard and tribal customs. Chesler came across herself all at once trapped in a complicated polygamous kinfolk, without probability of get away. She fought opposed to her seclusion and shortage of freedom, her Afghan family’s makes an attempt to transform her from Judaism to Islam, and her husband’s desire to completely tie her to the rustic via childbirth. Drawing upon her own diaries, Chesler recounts her ordeal, the character of gender apartheid—and her longing to discover this gorgeous, old, and unique state and tradition. Chesler approximately died there yet she controlled to get out, back to her reports in the US, and have become an writer and an ardent activist for women’s rights through the international. An American Bride in Kabul is the tale of ways a naïve American lady discovered to determine the realm via jap in addition to western eyes and got here to understand Enlightenment values. This dramatic story re-creates a time passed by, a spot that's not more, and stocks the best way Chesler grew to become adversity right into a ardour for world-wide social, academic, and political reform.
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Im vorliegenden Beitrag wird daher zunächst die sozialstrukturelle Zusammensetzung der in Deutschland lebenden Muslime betrachtet. Weiterhin wird der Frage nachgegangen, ob religiöse Aspekte, nämlich Religionszugehörigkeit und *läubigkeit, die strukturelle Integration von Zuwanderern und ihren Angehörigen beeinÀussen, wenn außerdem sozialstrukturelle Aspekte – so etwa *eschlecht oder Bildung – berücksichtigt werden. Im Zusammenhang mit Migrationsprozessen hat die religiöse Vielfalt in Deutschland zugenommen.
Zu Christen und Konfessionslosen – die religiöse Ideologie der jungen Erwachsenen höher liegt als in den älteren *enerationen. Abbildung 3: Ideologische Dimension im Altersvergleich von Muslimen und deutscher *esamtgesellschaft Quelle: Eigene Darstellung Hinsichtlich der Existenz weiterer Wesen „zwischen Himmel und Erde“ fallen die Zustimmungswerte deutlich geringer aus. An Engel glauben 64 Prozent der befragten Muslime in hohem Maße, von der Existenz von Dämonen hingegen zeigen sich lediglich 20 Prozent stark überzeugt.
A. zu Christen und Konfessionslosen – die religiöse Ideologie der jungen Erwachsenen höher liegt als in den älteren *enerationen. Abbildung 3: Ideologische Dimension im Altersvergleich von Muslimen und deutscher *esamtgesellschaft Quelle: Eigene Darstellung Hinsichtlich der Existenz weiterer Wesen „zwischen Himmel und Erde“ fallen die Zustimmungswerte deutlich geringer aus. An Engel glauben 64 Prozent der befragten Muslime in hohem Maße, von der Existenz von Dämonen hingegen zeigen sich lediglich 20 Prozent stark überzeugt.
An American Bride in Kabul by Phyllis Chesler