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Islamizing formal education : integrated Islamic school and a new trend in formal education institution in Indonesia
This study examines the Islamization of formal education at the pre-university levels with a focus on integrated Islamic schools that have proliferated in the context of increasingly Islamized Indonesian public sphere and ...
Islam and violence in Malaysia
In Malaysia, violence related to Islam has been the exception rather than the rule. Aversion towards violence among Malaysian Muslims traces its roots to a muli-religious policy. The state has, however, been driven a few ...
The spread of the Tablighi Jama'at across Western, Central and Eastern Java and the role of Indian Muslim diaspora
The Tablighi Jama'at is perhaps the single biggest Muslim missionary movement in the world today that nonetheless has features unique to itself; such as its aim of primarily converting fellow Muslims to what it feels is ...
On being religious : patterns of religious commitment in Muslim societies
Using the analytical framework developed by the Berkley research programme in religion and society, this paper will report findings from a comparative study of Muslim piety of over 6000 respondents from Indonesia, Malaysia, ...
The Malacca Strait : will it continue to be safe?
The Republic of Singapore Navy issued an unprecedented advisory last week for shipping to improve security measures while transiting the Malacca Strait. It shows the continued need for vigilance despite the many security ...
Ulama in Pakistani politics
"Constructing" the Jemmaah Islamiyah terrorist : a preliminary inquiry
Coming on the heels of the October 2002 Bali and August 2003 Jakarta Marriott bombings, the recent Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) attack on the Australian embassy in Jakarta demonstrates very clearly that the terror network, despite ...
Contextualizing political Islam for minority Muslims
Political Islam is a reality today and it will be growing trend in the future of the region. In today's globalized society, political Islam will become more influential in some segments of the Muslim community in Singapore, ...
Jemaah Islamiyah : of kin and kind
Convicted terrorists from Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) have attested to using the Internet in one way or another during their operations, from sending messages to one another to looking for extremist fatwas online to justify their ...