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Religious Practices: Preaching and Women Preachers: Pakistan
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Women are key to South Asian religious life in domestic contexts and in domestic venues, they routinely preach, lead others in religious practice, and are responsible for the religious education of children. However, women’s access to the formal tradition of Islamic learning an…

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Meryem Zaman, “Religious Practices: Preaching and Women Preachers: Pakistan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002043>
First published online: 2016

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