- She Is
"She Is" celebrates the heroic spirit of women in early Islam, observing the challenges within their stories as well as in the traditional representation of those narratives. These women of the Islamic tradition display courage, perseverance, and resilience, deserving honor that is often denied them.
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Elisabeth Mehl Greene is a writer and composer working in the Washington, DC, area. She is a visiting researcher at the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. Greene received her doctorate from the University of Maryland. Her first book, Lady Midrash: Poems Reclaiming the Voices of Biblical Women (2016), retells the stories of women from the Hebrew Bible and New Testament from their own perspectives. firstname.lastname@example.org