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The quest for objectivity: religious pluralism and religious plurality in Malaysia

Ibrahim, Haslina (2015) The quest for objectivity: religious pluralism and religious plurality in Malaysia. In: Roundtable Seminar on Religious Pluralism , 30th January 2015, IIUM. (Unpublished)

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There have been many definitions to religious pluralism and religious plurality topped them. In many instances the two terms have been regarded as synonymous and used inter-changeably. This paperwork tries to provide an objective comparison between the two terms grounded on textual and contextual evidences. In depth interviews with several religious leaders in Malaysia have been conducted to further examine the intensity dan the details of the use of the two terms. The comparison is important to shed some light on the conflict arising from the word religious pluralism. In addition, it is hoped that the comparison would bring some clarifications on the origin of religious pluralism and the pregnant meanings it has for the sake of objectivity.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 2251/48651
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP171 Relation of Islam to other religions
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: Dr Haslina Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2016 15:25
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2016 15:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/48651

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