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The growth of Islam in Papua New Guinea : implications for security and policy

Flower, Scott Jason

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Since 2001 the Muslim population of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has increased by over 500 percent as a result of religious conversions by indigenous Papua New Guineans. The spike in Islamic conversions in this largely Christian nation has coincided with a period of increased Islamic missionary activity, and a rise in media coverage on Muslims following the attacks by Islamic extremists on September 11, 2001. This thesis analyses the growth of Islam in PNG and seeks to determine whether the growing...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/109597

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