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Marriage Practices: Indonesia
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According to Islamic belief, marriage is the most important event in the life of a Muslim. In Indonesia [1], the most often recited verse during the marriage ceremony is Q 30:21: “And among His signs is this: He creates for you mates out of your own kind, so that you might incline towards them, and He engenders love and tendern…

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Eva Nisa, “Marriage Practices: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 03 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002088>
First published online: 2016

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