Wives and Work: Islamic Law and Ethics Before Modernity. Columbia University Press, 2022.
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:
“Beyond Ḥalāl and Ḥarām: Ghayra (‘Jealousy’) as a Masculine Virtue in
the Work of Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya,” Cultural History 8.2 (2019), pp. 202-225
“Shame (Hayāʾ) 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:
"What Muslim Scholars Talk About When They Talk About Love," In Faith, Hope, and Love: The Theological Virtues and Their Opposites, ed. Troy Dujardin and Malcolm David Eckel (Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2022), PP. 189-207
"Gender and Legal Fluidity" in Sohaira Z.M. Siddiqui, ed,; Locating the Shari'a: Legal Fluidity in Theory, History, and Practice (Leiden: Brill, 2019), pp. 46-62
“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
“The Multiplicity of the Premodern Islamic Tradition,” contribution to the Political Theology Network, published online October 23, 2021
“Law, Narrative, and the Case of Fāṭima’s Chores,” Islamic Law Blog (Harvard Law School), December 3, 2019
“Folk Interpretation and the ‘Dark Matter’ of Pre-Modern Islamic Law,” Islamic Law Blog (Harvard Law School), December 10, 2019
“Law in Action, in the Peripheral Vision of the Sources,” Islamic Law Blog (Harvard Law School), December 17, 2019