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Religious Practices: Conversion: South Africa
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Introduction

From the end of the twentieth century, Africans in South Africa have been engaging in a complex realignment of spiritual allegiances, with Islam becoming a more visible and self-consciously practiced aspect of everyday urban life. It is clear that African women have become significant mediators of this process. This entry examines African women's participation in, and their understan…

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Lee, Rebekah, “Religious Practices: Conversion: South Africa”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 19 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0611i>
First published online: 2009



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