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Hamka and IslamCosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World

Hamka and Islam: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World

Khairudin Aljunied

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501724565
eISBN:
9781501724589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501724565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book analyzes the ideas of a prominent twentieth century reformer, Haji Abdullah Malik Abdul Karim Amrullah, more commonly known as Hamka. It employs the term “cosmopolitan reform” to describe ... More

Indonesians and Their Arab WorldGuided Mobility among Labor Migrants and Mecca Pilgrims

Indonesians and Their Arab World: Guided Mobility among Labor Migrants and Mecca Pilgrims

Mirjam Lücking

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501753114
eISBN:
9781501753145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753114.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the ways that contemporary Indonesians understand their relationship to the Arab world. Despite being home to the largest Muslim population in the world, Indonesia exists on the ... More

The Rational BelieverChoices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan

The Rational Believer: Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan

Masooda Bano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450440
eISBN:
9780801463860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450440.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamic schools, or madrasas, have been accused of radicalizing Muslims and participating, either actively or passively, in terrorist networks since the events of 9/11. In Pakistan, the 2007 siege by ... More

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