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Chinese Muslims in Malaysia

Abdullah @ Chuah Hock Leng, Osman (2001) Chinese Muslims in Malaysia. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur. ISBN 9839727125

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Chuah, a Malaysian of Chinese origin, converted to Islam in his early 30s and has devoted much of his time since then to promoting Islam and to studying the experiences of other Chinese with similar religious experiences. This book is a result of interviews carried out with other similar converts to discover their experiences. In doing so he gives us a perspective on multicultural Malaysia that is usually ignored by others, but from which there is much to learn. This book now appears to be generally unavailable. 241 pages. Chapters cover topics such as the conceptual and theoretical background to the study, ethnic relations in Malaysia, interactions between Chinese Muslim Converts, non-Muslim Chinese and Muslim Malays, the integration of Chinese Muslims with Malays and the practice of Chinese customs by Chinese Muslim converts.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 4676/23361 (HN40M6O83C 2001)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chinese Muslims, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Depositing User: Aassociate Professor Osman Abdullah @ Chuah Hock Leng
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2013 17:04
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2013 17:04
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/23361

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