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Negotiating a Space in the Mosque: Women Claiming Religious Authority

Nisa, Eva


In Indonesia the main significance of the mosque has been as a locus for praying; however, there has been a continuous effort to revitalise its function, including on campuses, to mirror the role of the mosque in the time of the Prophet Muhammad in which it served as a community centre. During that period, the religious, social and political lives of Muslims were centred in mosques which functioned as a public space for education, dakwah (proselytisation), politics and social interaction (see...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Mosques and Imams: Everyday Islam in Eastern Indonesia


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