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Your Grandmother’s Islam: Can Religion Be Separated from Culture?

Quick, identify this scene: At dusk, believers flock to a shrine, following the pounding of drums. They come to hear the rhythmic chanting of a living saint. A leafy stimulant is passed around, and the men and women chew it until they reach a transcendent state, rocking and dancing and chanting along with their leader [...]

4Sep2007 | Andrea Useem | 1 comment | Continued
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