NEWTON: Giving to God

Amira Mittermaier, Giving to God: Islamic Charity in Revolutionary Times (University of California Press, 2019).

Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book?

Amira Mittermaier (AM): The central question of the book—what it means to give to God by way of giving to the poor—goes back to my longstanding fascination with all things invisible. More concretely, my earlier work on …

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