Title: Heavenly Readings
Subtitle: Liturgical Literacy in a Multilingual Context
Series Title: New Perspectives on Language and Education
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
This ethnographic study investigates for the first time in any significant depth the literacy practices associated with the religion of Islam as they are shaped, lived and experienced within a typical Muslim community in the United Kingdom. It seeks to counterbalance prevailing views on such practices which have often been misrepresented and misunderstood.