Women in the Mosque: A History of Legal Thought and Social Practice. Columbia University Press, 2014
Prayer in Islamic Thought and Practice. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
The Birth of the Prophet Muhammad: Devotional Piety in Sunni Islam. Routledge, 2007.
Body of Text: The Emergence of the Sunni Law of Ritual Purity. SUNY Press, 2002.
Selected journal articles:
“Shame (Haya') as an Affective Disposition in Islamic Legal Thought,” Journal of Law, Religion and State 3 (2014) 139-169.
“Women’s mawlid Performances in Sanaa and the Construction of ‘Popular Islam,’” International Journal of Middle East Studies 40 (2008), pp. 467-484
Selected chapters from edited volumes:
“Scholarly Authority and Women’s Authority in the Islamic Law of Menstrual Purity,” in Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet and Beth S. Wenger, eds., Gender in Judaism and Islam: Common Lives, Uncommon Heritage (New York: NYU Press, 2014), pp. 73-104
"The Hadd Penalty for Zina: Symbol or Deterrent? Texts from the Early Sixteenth Century," in Paul Cobb, ed., The Lineaments of Islam: Studies in Honor of Fred McGraw Donner, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2012, pp. 351-76