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Countering utopianism: Alatas and the Muslim resurgence of the 1970s

Saat, Norshahril


Syed Hussein Alatas (1928-2007) was renowned for his contributions in the field of sociology, but little attention has been paid to his writings on Islam. This paper seeks to examine two of Alatas's works on Islam that were written in the 1970s, Islam dan Sosialisma (1976) and Kitz Dengan Islam (1979). In these works, he countered Utopian tendencies which emanated from the resurgence groups and promoted Islam based on universal principles, values, and reason. His analysis serves as a continuing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs


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