PAKISTAN: Living Islam: Muslim Religious Experience in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province
Parkes, Peter, The Middle East Journal
Living Islam: Muslim Religious Experience in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province, by Magnus Marsden. Cambridge UK and New York: Cambridge University Press. 2006. xvi + 263 pages. Maps. Bibl. Index. $75 cloth; $29.99 paper.
This book very attractively elucidates everyday moral arguments and verbal aesthetics characteristic of rural Islam in highland Asia. Its unusual setting is the remote mountainous region of Chitral, the northernmost district of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. Its major topic concerns intellectual debates and reflections about moral proprieties, expressed mainly by young men in a large village community of northern Chitral. Listening to their …
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Publication information: Article title: PAKISTAN: Living Islam: Muslim Religious Experience in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province. Contributors: Parkes, Peter - Author. Journal title: The Middle East Journal. Volume: 60. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2006. Page number: 590+. © Middle East Institute Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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