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Being Muslim in a Christian Town: Variety, Practices and Renewal

Hutagalung, Stella Aleida


This thesis argues that Islam practised in Kupang has a rich diversity based on historical influences that have shaped its traditions and expression. It examines the everyday Islamic practices of Aswaja Muslim communities in Kupang, with respect to the celebrations of Islamic festivals, lifecycles, and Qur’an learning. The study is based on fieldwork conducted in three Muslim enclaves consisting of four kampung: Kampung Solor, Kampung Airmata and Kampung...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-07
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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