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The Struggle to Establish Islam in PNG

Flower, Scott


A vast literature about the religions and histories of Papua New Guinea (PNG) exists, but less than a handful of items mention the history of Islam or Muslims in PNG. This paper contributes to an initial attempt to establish a comprehensive historical account of Islam in PNG's broader history by detailing the formal establishment of Islam there from 1976 to 1983. Beginning with Islam's expatriate Muslim founders, it examines the challenges and events that led to the religion's...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Pacific History
DOI: 10.1080/00223340903356823


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