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Religious Practices: Preaching and Women Preachers: South Asia
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Much of the scholarship on women's lives and roles in South Asian cultures has been devoted to how women perform a variety of sociopolitical activities despite their religious contexts. Only lately have scholars begun to pay serious attention to women's religious lives, narratives, and motivations, and their diverse efforts to inhabit, in pious and sociopolitically meaning…

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Huq, Maimuna, “Religious Practices: Preaching and Women Preachers: South Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 16 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0615g>
First published online: 2009



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