Muslim Merit-making in Thailand's Far-South

Muslim Merit-making in Thailand's Far-South

by Christopher M. Joll


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400795235
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/25/2014
Series: Muslims in Global Societies Series , #4
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Indic, Islamic, and Thai Influences.- Religious, Ethnic, and Linguistic Diversity.- Thai and Malay Merit-making Rhetoric.- Potent Words and Sacred Duties.- Sedekoh and Meritorious Smorgasbords.- Ramadan Scales and Meccan Multiplications.- Merit-making Rationales and Motivations.- Conclusion.

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