Islamic Theological Texts and Contexts in Banjarese Society: An Overview of the Existing Studies

  title={Islamic Theological Texts and Contexts in Banjarese Society: An Overview of the Existing Studies},
  journal={Southeast Asian Studies},
According to the statistics compiled for the year 2000 on ethnic identities, the Banjarese ranked 10th among the largest ethnic groups in Indonesia (Suryadinata et al. 2003, 31-68) .u Most Banjarese live in South Kalimantan, and many of them live in Central and East Kalimantan, as well as in Sumatra, especially in Bangka Belitung, Riau, Jambi, and North Sumatra.1 2' The Banjarese are generally identified as Muslims. Starting around the sixteenth century, the Banjarese Kingdom was converted to… Expand
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