Asian Interfaith Dialogue: Perspectives on Religion, Education and Social Cohesion. Based on work done at the October 2001 Singapore Workshop of the World Bank and the Centre for Research on Islamic and Malay Affairs, these 15 papers explore many issues relating to the role of religion in education and development in contemporary Southeast Asia. Part 1 looks at educational aspects, the papers in Part 2 explore gender factors and traditions and the papers in part 3 discuss religion, education and interfaith perceptions and dialogue. The papers cite many ongoing issues, which are now being addressed or worked through in countries of the Region. Practical steps to promote multicultural harmony and interfaith dialogue at a level deeper than words are urged and discussed.
Asian Interfaith Dialogue
AuthorsSyed Farid Alatas; Lim Teck Ghee; K. Kuroda (eds.)
PublisherAssociation of Muslim Professionals