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Bodily Waste: Overview
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Bodily wastes have a significant meaning in the life passage of Muslims. They generally observe the rituals of bodily wastes according to Islamic teaching. However, as the embodiment of Islamic teaching varies from one place to anot…

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Anwar, Etin, “Bodily Waste: Overview”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0158>
First published online: 2009

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