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Veiling
Veiling

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate skills in the analysis of visual and material expressions of religion

  • understand the role of material culture within religious rituals and practices

  • recognise the complexity and diversity of the many different styles of ‘veils’ and ‘veiling’ practices in Islam and of the range of different factors that can influence the adoption and interpretation of different ‘veiling’ practices and styles of dress among Muslim women

  • understand the limitations of the terms ‘veil’, ‘Muslim clothing’ and ‘Islamic dress’ and use some relevant terminology to distinguish between different styles of ‘veiling’.