Citation for Khatib

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"Khatib." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Jul 22, 2019. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1278>.

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"Khatib." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1278 (accessed Jul 22, 2019).

Khatib

Orator. Person who preaches the Friday sermon (khutbah) at a mosque. Any person well versed in Islam is eligible for the position, although in practice only males preach. It became a government-appointed position under the Abbasid caliphate. In the twentieth and twenty-first centuries it is often a government-appointed and regulated position.

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