From Syncretism to Orthodoxy?

The Struggle of Islamic Leaders in an East Javanese Village

by Sven Cederroth

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  • Pages: 43 pp.
  • Series number: 3
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Discusses the decay of traditional Javanese syncreticism and rise of orthodox Islam in rural Indonesia.
Cederroth discusses the decay of traditional Javanese syncreticism and rise of orthodox Islam in rural Indonesia.

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Sven Cederroth has been associated with Gothenburg University, and their Centre for Asian Studies.  From 1988 to 1997 he worked as a researcher at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies in Copenhagen.  His expertise lies in Indonesia, Lombok and Java in particular, and in peninsular Malaysia.

Sven Cederroth has been associated with Gothenburg University, and their Centre for Asian Studies.  From 1988 to 1997 he worked as a researcher at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies in Copenhagen.  His expertise lies in Indonesia, Lombok and Java in particular, and in peninsular Malaysia.

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