Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/88086
Title: Interpreting Islam On Plural Society
Authors: Muhammad Haniff Hassan
Keywords: DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
Issue Date: 2008
Source: Muhammad Haniff Hassan. (2008). Interpreting Islam On Plural Society. (RSIS Working Paper, No. 159). Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Series/Report no.: RSIS Working Papers, 159-08
Abstract: This paper seeks to provide a descriptive and analytical perspective about how Islam can be interpreted by Muslims in plural societies with two contrasting results. The paper will then build on these results, provides two other variations, thus providing a spectrum of views on Islam and a plural society in one continuum. The paper also offers an extrapolation of the Muslim’s attitude and treatment of non-Muslims in two different contexts; Muslims as a majority group in a Muslim country or a minority in a non-Muslim country. The two contexts are chosen because they represent the current contemporary modern settings, which Muslims are facing today. Finally, the paper offers some reasons that explain the divergence of views and sometimes even contradicting interpretations that influences and shapes Muslims’ attitude towards plural society.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/88086
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/40157
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: open
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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