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Islam: Saints and Sacred Geographies: Indonesia
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The veneration of female saints in Indonesia

The veneration of local deities, tutelary spirits and ancestors – including female deities and spirits – is an ancient and deep-rooted practice throughout Indonesia. Some places th…

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Quinn, George, “Islam: Saints and Sacred Geographies: Indonesia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001427>
First published online: 2012



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