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Islamic Reform in Malaya: The Contribution of Shaykh Tahir Jalaluddin

Zakariya, Hafiz (2005) Islamic Reform in Malaya: The Contribution of Shaykh Tahir Jalaluddin. Intellectual Discourse, 13 (1). pp. 49-72. ISSN 0128-4878

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Abstract

Reformation of religion does not entail changing the very teaching of Islam or the introduction of un-Islamic elements into Islam. Rather reformation of religion is a return to the original sources of Islam as practiced during the period of the Prophet (SAS) and early generations of Muslims, unadulterated by the practices and beliefs that contravened Islam. This salafi reformist discourse, as the historical evidence shows, was adopted by Shaykh Tahir in his attempts to reform Islam in colonial Malaya.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1984/106
Uncontrolled Keywords: Muhammad Tahir Jalal al-Din, 1869-1956, Islamic renewal-Malaya, Islam-Malaya-History-20th century
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: AP Dr. Hafiz Zakariya
Date Deposited: 11 May 2011 16:27
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2011 08:26
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/106

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