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Author Lee, Raymond L. M., 1950-
Title Sacred tensions : modernity and religious transformation in Malaysia / Raymond L.M. Lee, Susan E. Ackerman.
Imprint Columbia S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, [1997]

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Author Lee, Raymond L. M., 1950-
Series Studies in comparative religion
Studies in comparative religion (Columbia, S.C.)
Subject Malaysia -- Religion.
Alt Name Ackerman, Susan Ellen, 1949-
Description 1 online resource (xi, 172 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-170) and index.
Contents Religion and the ambiguities of modernity -- Religion and ethnicity in Malaysia -- Religio in imperium : Islam and the Malay State -- In search of Nirvana : reformism and charisma in Buddhist revitalization -- The lance and the lotus : passion and devotion in the Hindu quest -- The empowerment of marginality : from rational knowledge to organized ecstasy in Christianity -- Rebirth of the gods.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585343845 (electronic bk.)
9780585343846 (electronic bk.)
1570031673 (cloth)
9781570031670 (cloth)
1570031932 (cloth)
9781570031939 (cloth)
OCLC # 47011653
Additional Format Print version: Lee, Raymond (Raymond L.M.). Sacred tensions. Columbia S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1997 1570031673 (DLC) 97004725 (OCoLC)36528139
Table of Contents
 General Editor's Preface 
1Religion and the Ambiguities of Modernity1
2Religion and Ethnicity in Malaysia15
3Religio in Imperium: Islam and the Malay State28
4In Search for Nirvana: Reformism and Charisma in Buddhist Revitalization57
5The Lance and the Lotus: Passion and Devotion in the Hindu Quest89
6The Empowerment of Marginality: From Rational Knowledge to Organized Ecstasy in Christianity114
7Rebirth of the Gods134

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