The State, Ulama and Islam in Malaysia and Indonesia
The Suharto (1966-98) government of Indonesia and the Mahathir (1981-2003) government of Malaysia both launched Islamisation programmes, upgrading and creating religious institutions. The author argues that, while generally ulamas, or religious teachers, had to support state ideologies, they sometim...
Amsterdam University Press,
|Series:||Religion and society in Asia.
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