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Islamic education in Myanmar

December 22, 2010
An Arabic manuscript, dated 1200 CE, titled An...

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Source_ Islamic education in Myanmar: a case study Mohammed Mohiyuddin Mohammed Sulaiman

Introduction

Islam’, which literally means ‘peace’ in Arabic, has been transformed into a faith interpreted loosely by one group and understood conservatively by another, making it seem as if Islam itself is not well comprehended by its followers. Today, it is the faith of 1.2 billion people across the world; Asia is a home for 60 per cent of these adherents, with Muslims forming an absolute majority in 11 countries (Selth 2003:5).

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