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dc.contributor.author Rohaiza Ahmad Asi
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-05T09:32:26Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-05T09:32:26Z
dc.date.copyright 2007
dc.date.issued 2009-02-05T09:32:26Z
dc.identifier.citation Rohaiza Ahmad Asi. (2007). Sulawesi : aspirations of local Muslims. (RSIS Working Paper, No. 142). Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10220/4398
dc.description.abstract In parts of Sulawesi, where Muslims made up the predominant majority, Islam has a long history. However, in a region that is rich with local customs, Islam is deeply entangled with local practices. There are many masyrakat adat (traditional community) that comprised of Muslims but engaged in local customs, which many Muslims outside the community labelled as heresy. Meanwhile, there exist several Islamist organizations that want to impose a puritan brand of Islam on the local communities in Sulawesi. The call for the implementation of Sharia in Sulawesi by these Islamists has been very vocal, particularly after the fall of Soeharto.
dc.format.extent 26 p.
dc.relation.ispartofseries RSIS Working Papers ; 142/07
dc.rights Nanyang Technological University
dc.subject DRNTU::Humanities::Religions::Islam
dc.title Sulawesi : aspirations of local Muslims
dc.type Working Paper
dc.contributor.school S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

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