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Conclusions

  • Andrew Petersen
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Part of the Heritage Studies in the Muslim World book series (HSMW)

Abstract

This final chapter discusses how shrines relate to a number of issues within Palestinian heritage and contemporary society. The first question is how the shrines relate to the expression of national identity within modern Palestine. The second question relates to the role of women both as saints and as visitors of shrines, and the third question considers whether the shrines should be regarded as a purely Muslim phenomenon. Finally, the chapter discusses the future of shrines within the context of global Islam.

Keywords

Nationalism Women Agrarian religion Salafi 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Petersen
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  1. 1.University of Wales Trinity Saint DavidCeredigionUK

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