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dc.contributor.authorLeong, Susan
dc.date.accessioned2017-03-15T22:16:43Z
dc.date.available2017-03-15T22:16:43Z
dc.date.created2017-02-26T19:31:34Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.citationLeong, S. 2016. Is “Allah Just for Muslims”?: Religion, Indigenisation and Boundaries in Malaysia, in Gomes, C. (ed), The Asia-Pacific in the Age of Transnational Mobility: The Search for Community and Identity on and through Social Media, pp. 119-141. New York: Anthem Press.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/49891
dc.description.abstract

On 2 January 2014, members of the Selangor Islamic Affairs Department (JAIS Jabatan Agama Islam Selangor) confiscated 321 Malay-and Ibanlanguage Bibles from the premises of the Bible Society of Malaysia (Gomez 2014). The raid follows on from the Court of Appeal ruling a few months earlier in October 2013 that the ‘usage of the word Allah is not integral to the Christian faith’ (Anbalagan 2014). It was reasoned that allowing the use of ‘Allah’ to denote God in the Bahasa Malaysia (Malay) section of the Catholic publication,Herald, would ‘cause confusion in the community’, and the court upheld the home...

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dc.titleIs “Allah Just for Muslims”?: Religion, Indigenisation and Boundaries in Malaysia
dc.typeBook Chapter
dcterms.source.startPage119
dcterms.source.endPage141
dcterms.source.titleThe Asia-Pacific in the Age of Transnational Mobility The Search for Community and Identity on and through Social Media
dcterms.source.isbn9781783085927
dcterms.source.placeNew York
dcterms.source.chapter8
curtin.departmentDepartment of Internet Studies
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