The Ahmadiyya and the Study of Comparative Religion in Indonesia: Controversies and Influences

  title={The Ahmadiyya and the Study of Comparative Religion in Indonesia: Controversies and Influences},
  author={Ahmad Najib Burhani},
  journal={Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations},
  pages={141 - 158}
  • A. Burhani
  • Published 13 March 2014
  • Sociology
  • Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations
As an organization of foreign origin, the existence and contribution of the Ahmadiyya in Indonesia has been a subject of debate. Some scholars ignore it completely as unimportant, while others consider that it has had significant influence. The contribution of the Ahmadiyya to Indonesian Islam most asserted by the movement itself is its efforts to check and respond to Christian missionary activity. In what way has the movement actually made a contribution to that effort? How widespread is the… 
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