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Gendering the spirit women, religion and the post-colonial response

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Published by Zed in London .
Written in English


  • Women and religion,
  • Women -- Religious life

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Durre S. Ahmed
ContributionsAhmed, Durre S
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17050777M
ISBN 101842770268, 1842770276

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