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Popular Indonesian Literature of the Quran Howard M. Federspiel

Popular Indonesian Literature of the Quran

Howard M. Federspiel

Published January 1st 1994
ISBN : 9780877630388
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166 pages
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Indonesia is an important center of Islamic writing and learning. Thus, an examination of sixty works of Indonesian literature on the Quran is of great cultural and religious significance. For the layman, Federspiel provides historical background onMoreIndonesia is an important center of Islamic writing and learning. Thus, an examination of sixty works of Indonesian literature on the Quran is of great cultural and religious significance. For the layman, Federspiel provides historical background on the growth of Islam and the importance of the Arabic language and defines unfamiliar terminology. A systematic study containing a bibliography, extracts from the works under consideration, and ratings of the works, this book is especially important in consideration of the reemergence of Islam both as a system of thought and as a political force in the twentieth century. 1994. 172 pages