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Women's Religious Education: Indonesia
(6,725 words)

Introduction

To some extent, religious education is exclusive to the men who are expected to specialize in it. In many Muslim countries, religious knowledge and education belonged exclusively to Muslim men, and did not involve women. Although the history of Islam has seen significant numbers of women ulama and religious authorities (Bano and Ka…

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Faried Saenong, “Women's Religious Education: Indonesia”, 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_COM_002089>
First published online: 2016



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