ACMCU event: “The ‘Allah’ Controversy and Interreligious Relations in Malaysia” with Rev. Dr. Sivin Kit
Mar 6th, 2017 by sfs
February 28, 2017. This talk illuminated and discussed the challenges faced by non-Muslims (Christians) living in a Muslim majority where ethno-religious (Malay-Muslim) identity is central through revisiting the controversy over the use of the word 'Allah' by Christians in the Malay language. This talk also highlighted expressions of inter-religious solidarity between Muslims and Christians as both confronted state-led policies governing the practice of Islam in Malaysia.