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A preliminary survey of issues of Shiism in Malaysia with special reference to the state of Malacca

Jantan, Hamzah and Mohd Amin, Wan Mohd Azam and Awang Abd. Rahman @ Jusoh, Amilah (2018) A preliminary survey of issues of Shiism in Malaysia with special reference to the state of Malacca. Al-Itqan, 2 (2). pp. 99-127. E-ISSN 2600-8432

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Abstract

his paper offers an introductory discussion of Shiism as one of the sect in Muslim schism. It includes the historical development of Shiism in Muslim traditions whose influence can be traced in Malaysia, specifically in Malacca. The author emphasises the clear distinction between the Shiite and the Ahl al-Bayt, and some issues of Shiism that drew the attention of religious authority in Malacca. A qualitative methodology that includes the textual analysis and interview method were employed to analyse textual materials related to Shiism. Findings shows that Malay Shiites group existed in Malacca as most of them were inspired by the Iranian revolution on 1979.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 443/64970
Uncontrolled Keywords: Schism, Shiism, Sunnism, Malay, Melaka, Islamic History.
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
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Depositing User: Assoc.Prof W Mohd Azam Mohd Amin
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2018 15:56
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2018 15:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/64970

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