What the Ulama Are Saying: From Mashal Books

Mashal Books has just recently provided recorded Friday sermons from Pakistani Ulama belonging to different Sects. This is a great resource, especially for those interested in the role of religious rhetoric in shaping and political consciousness in Pakistan. I will soon start providing my own analysis of these sermons in terms of their impact on the Pakistani public sphere.

Below is an excerpt from the Mishal Books website. Follow this link to read or listen to the sermons:

What are today’s religious scholars saying about sectarianism, America, politics, jihad and religious matters? To understand what fuels major cultural and social change in Punjab today, Mashal presents in their original form a large number of speeches delivered in various mosques. Researchers can access the audio, its transcription into Urdu, and translation into English, all with just a few clicks.