Hamka and Activism

A restless soul and constantly in search of ways to inspire the ummah (Muslim community), Hamka was soon involved in grassroots efforts across what came to be known as Indonesia. In his early twenties, He joined his father and other relatives to become a strong proponent of the Muhammadiyah movement. These were difficult times for …

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Who is Hamka?

Haji Abdul Malik bin Abdul Karim Amrullah, better known as “Hamka” (1908–81) is a renowned Southeast Asian Muslim scholar and cleric. Author of more than a hundred books and articles that touched on Islamic philosophy, theology, history, jurisprudence, ethics, literature, and culture, Hamka’s diverse writings are still read and referred to by many scholars, students …

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A/P Khairudin Aljunied becomes Malaysia Chair of Islam in Southeast Asia at Georgetown University

Aug 2017 – A/P Khairudin Aljunied  has become Malaysia Chair of Islam in Southeast Asia at the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (ACMU)     ABOUT ACMCU The Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding was founded in 1993 by an agreement between the Fondation pour L’Entente entre Chretiens et Musulmans, Geneva and Georgetown University to build …

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