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Qur’ān: Modern Interpretations: Indonesia
(9,120 words)

Indonesian context

Islam was brought to the Indonesian archipelago in the seventh century by Middle Eastern traders but large-scale conversions did not happen until the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. This is the period when Sufi teach…

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Nurmila, Nina, “Qur’ān: Modern Interpretations: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001411>
First published online: 2011

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