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The role of Chinese-Muslim Non-Governmental Organizations (CM-NGOs) in promoting religious harmony in Malaysia

Syed Ismail al-Qudsy, Sharifah Hayaati and Fatah Yasin, Raudlotul Firdaus (2020) The role of Chinese-Muslim Non-Governmental Organizations (CM-NGOs) in promoting religious harmony in Malaysia. In: Chinese Muslims in Malaysia: Islam, culture and identity. Pustaka Yamien Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur, pp. 113-135. ISBN 9789672201397

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Abstract

Malaysia is a multi-ethnic and multi-religious country consisting of three major ethnics namely Malay, Chinese, and Indian with a total population of 29,566,417 people in 2012 (Department of Statistics, Malaysia, 2012, Figure 1). The number decreased in 2018 to 29.06 million while Chinese represent 23% from the whole population. (Department of Statistic Malaysia, 2018). The official religion of the country is Islam while other religions are Buddhists, Hindus and Christians are openly embraced in the country. (Laderlah, Rahman, Awang, & Man, 2011).

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 6849/85597
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chinese-Muslim Non-Governmental Organizations (CM-NGOs) , religious harmony, Malaysia
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP50 History > BP62 By race, ethnic group, tribe, etc.
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT1501 Races
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Qur’an and Sunnah
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Raudlotul Firdaus Fatah Yasin
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2020 11:47
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2021 22:37
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/85597

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