chapter  8
Indian Shîcî preaching as the expression of a minority Islamic religious identity
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Having looked in Chapter 7 at how the sermons function, I now consider majlis preaching from the perspective of the faith that it proclaims. I begin by exploring the theology of the sermons before concluding the study by examining the purpose of the majlis, its sermon and the Shîcî community itself as a minority in the religiously plural context of India.