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...

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Main Author: Saat, Norshahril.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2018.
Series:Religion and society in Asia.
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