Sacred Tensions: Modernity and Religious Transformation in Malaysia

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Univ of South Carolina Press, 1997 - History - 172 pages
This text examines the development and practice of Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity in Malaysia. Its analyses provide an insight into how established and charismatic religions fit into the framework of modernization and secularization throughout the world.
 

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Contents

Religion and Ethnicity in Malaysia
15
Islam and the Malay State
28
Rebirth of the Gods
134
Notes
149
Index
171
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