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Book: Devotional Islam in Contemporary South Asia by Michel Boivin and Rémy Delage

Boivin, M. and Delage, R., Devotional Islam in Contemporary South Asia. Shrines, journeys and wanderers, London: Routledge, 2016.

“The book discusses the role of popular Islam in structuring individual and collective identities in contemporary South Asia. It identifies similarities and differences between the worship of saints and the pattern of religious attendance to tombs and mausoleums in South Asian Sufism and Shi`ism. Inspired by new advances in the field of ritual and pilgrimage studies, the book demonstrates that religious gatherings are spaces of negotiation and redefinitions of religious Continue reading Book: Devotional Islam in Contemporary South Asia by Michel Boivin and Rémy Delage

Workshop: Pilgrims and Politics in Pakistan, 21 May 2013 (Paris)

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