Pacific: The spread of Islam in Melanesia

Aug 11, 2007 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: IntelliBriefs

For several years Melanesia has witnessed a phenomenon all but ignored by the international community; amongst the Pacific islands the diffusion of Islam has obtained highly successful results and in every ... via IntelliBriefs

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Caracarol

Gympie, Australia

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Aug 16, 2007
 
Where the hell is Kastom? Wiped out by missionaries, now heading the way of the hijab - and more male domination. Go back to the original belief system, the one that grew with the Pacific people.

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#3
Aug 16, 2007
 
Sounds interesting!!
Di Maluku,Ambon, Ternate, Flores,Papua Barat memang diketahui islam berkembang dengan pesatnya!!
Now you are telling that Eastern Papua, Palau and Fiji are also welcoming islam in a big way?? That sounds great!!!
Bapak Borek

Seremban, Malaysia

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Aug 17, 2007
 
Tak paham..apakebende ni wehhh???
zein el

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#9
Aug 17, 2007
 
Bapak Borek wrote:
Tak paham..apakebende ni wehhh???
Nih dari maklumat yng di terima dari Australia!!
Islam mula menapak dengan mendapat pengikut yang membimbangkan umat christian!!
Mengikut ceritanya ajaran islamni menepati cara dan adat resam dioranglah ( Orang orang di kepulau Melenesia Barat ia itu Fiji, Palau, Samoa, Papua serta kepulauan Maluku) Itulah ceghitenye!!!
ejen loan koperasi

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Aug 17, 2007
 
SALAM

KEPADA SEMUA GOVEMENT STAFF SESIAPA YG BERMINAT TUK MEMBUAT PINJAMAN PERIBADI NIE ADA PELUANG KEEMASAN.DUIT YG DIPOTONG OLEH BIRO ANGKASA AKAN DIBAYAR SEMULA KE DALAM AKAUN MAYBANK TUAN TIAP BULAN.CTH PINJAM RM20000 KITA DPT RM11000 DAN COMPANY AMIK RM9000 TUK BUAT BAYAR SEMULA PINJAMAN TUAN SAMPAI HABIS HUTANG.CTH KLU PINJAM RM20000 POTONGAN BIRO RM333.33 SELAMA 10 TAHUN COMPANY AKAN BANKIN BALIK KEAKAUN MAYBANK PEMINJAM SEBANYAK RM405.00 SELAMA 10 TAHUN.BERMINAT SILA HUBUNGI 0127534114 OKE.HANYA TUK KAKITANGAN KERAJAAN SAHAJA DAN BADAN BERKANUN YG ADA POTONGAN BIRO ANGKASA
aku hensem

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Aug 18, 2007
 
ejen loan koperasi wrote:
SALAM
KEPADA SEMUA GOVEMENT STAFF SESIAPA YG BERMINAT TUK MEMBUAT PINJAMAN PERIBADI NIE ADA PELUANG KEEMASAN.DUIT YG DIPOTONG OLEH BIRO ANGKASA AKAN DIBAYAR SEMULA KE DALAM AKAUN MAYBANK TUAN TIAP BULAN.CTH PINJAM RM20000 KITA DPT RM11000 DAN COMPANY AMIK RM9000 TUK BUAT BAYAR SEMULA PINJAMAN TUAN SAMPAI HABIS HUTANG.CTH KLU PINJAM RM20000 POTONGAN BIRO RM333.33 SELAMA 10 TAHUN COMPANY AKAN BANKIN BALIK KEAKAUN MAYBANK PEMINJAM SEBANYAK RM405.00 SELAMA 10 TAHUN.BERMINAT SILA HUBUNGI 0127534114 OKE.HANYA TUK KAKITANGAN KERAJAAN SAHAJA DAN BADAN BERKANUN YG ADA POTONGAN BIRO ANGKASA
apa nama kompeni tu... mcm tak percaya jer
aku hensem

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Aug 18, 2007
 
Caracarol wrote:
Where the hell is Kastom? Wiped out by missionaries, now heading the way of the hijab - and more male domination. Go back to the original belief system, the one that grew with the Pacific people.
don,t worry bro. muslim will not harm u and your people. muslim are not terorrist....ok
Tokyo Psyblog

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Aug 29, 2007
 

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All religions are harmful, evil and based on lies. Islam is no exception.
razaleigh

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

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#16
Aug 29, 2007
 
Why must there be religion!?
I do not think people in the old days are stupid!
They have the same brain that we have and the are bound to be some smart person who want fellow person to be more civilized. Without religion I think the world will see more chaos! Lenin tried to deny religion and everybody knows what is the outcome!!
Kavachi

Australia

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Aug 29, 2007
 
So you think the anarchy of Marxism was worse than
christianity's era of the crusades and the Inquisition, or Islamic fundamentalism?.

Religion, per se, has been responsible for an abmormal number of deaths throughout recorded history simply because of man's interpretation.

I'm not clever enough to provide the solution for real peace and harmony on the planet. In fact, I really don't support any religion but I'm not real fussed about the level of intolerance preached by interpreters of the Koran.
The Underground Army

Central District, Hong Kong

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Sep 11, 2007
 
there is no going back. most of real kastom has been wiped out just like the bush is being wiped out

we need new ways like maasina ruru showed - that synthesise from new and old

this article is in itself racist and therefore we have to mention white supremacism which remains the worlds no1 most deadly disease today.

what about the MSG?? is Oz going to join or not????

“bless the USA”

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Sep 11, 2007
 
ejen loan koperasi wrote:
SALAM
KEPADA SEMUA GOVEMENT STAFF SESIAPA YG BERMINAT TUK MEMBUAT PINJAMAN PERIBADI NIE ADA PELUANG KEEMASAN.DUIT YG DIPOTONG OLEH BIRO ANGKASA AKAN DIBAYAR SEMULA KE DALAM AKAUN MAYBANK TUAN TIAP BULAN.CTH PINJAM RM20000 KITA DPT RM11000 DAN COMPANY AMIK RM9000 TUK BUAT BAYAR SEMULA PINJAMAN TUAN SAMPAI HABIS HUTANG.CTH KLU PINJAM RM20000 POTONGAN BIRO RM333.33 SELAMA 10 TAHUN COMPANY AKAN BANKIN BALIK KEAKAUN MAYBANK PEMINJAM SEBANYAK RM405.00 SELAMA 10 TAHUN.BERMINAT SILA HUBUNGI 0127534114 OKE.HANYA TUK KAKITANGAN KERAJAAN SAHAJA DAN BADAN BERKANUN YG ADA POTONGAN BIRO ANGKASA
La! Kalappa loppa doopie framilop. Mofoterni hallanomen catirople. Framus do.
Red Dragon

Bangkok, Thailand

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#25
Nov 6, 2007
 
Surely the Melanesian habit of eating pork will ensure islam never sweeps teh area.
Sabahan

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Nov 6, 2007
 
Red Dragon wrote:
Surely the Melanesian habit of eating pork will ensure islam never sweeps teh area.
Unless halal pork,made in MAlaysia :D
Saba

Australia

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Dec 12, 2007
 
Kavachi wrote:
So you think the anarchy of Marxism was worse than
christianity's era of the crusades and the Inquisition, or Islamic fundamentalism?.
Religion, per se, has been responsible for an abmormal number of deaths throughout recorded history simply because of man's interpretation.
I'm not clever enough to provide the solution for real peace and harmony on the planet. In fact, I really don't support any religion but I'm not real fussed about the level of intolerance preached by interpreters of the Koran.
There's a free email book (280 pages) from

queensland_academic_press@yaho o.com

about the Queen of Sheba, which shows the original Torah (in ancient Ge'ez and English) and explains how it was cynically altered to suit later religious agenda which relegated women to inferior positions. It suggest that Sheba is linked in some way to the development of Daoism - an eminent scholar named Charles Hucker suggested the prominent Daoist deity Xi Wang Mu was probably based on Sheba.

“ "THE CRUSADER"”

Since: Jan 07

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#28
Dec 13, 2007
 
Makes me laugh, what with the spead in the area of chinese influence as well makes for some shaky future times and the usual coup and or violence in the streets.
heminomovanuata

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Jan 12, 2008
 
The Underground Army wrote:
there is no going back. most of real kastom has been wiped out just like the bush is being wiped out
we need new ways like maasina ruru showed - that synthesise from new and old
this article is in itself racist and therefore we have to mention white supremacism which remains the worlds no1 most deadly disease today.
what about the MSG?? is Oz going to join or not????
you must be kidding right? White supremacy? every culture and colour has their problems, and the ones who are currently `on top` are teh ones blamed for all the ills of the world. What about when Rome ruled the world? What were they called? And what about when teh Asians get back on top in teh next 50yrs or so? blacks were involved in the slave trade all over the world. Would it have been possible if black people had not been willing to sell other blacks? recently Nivanuatu from different Islands had the pleasure of killing each other because of differing beliefs, man tanna and man ambrum. was this also caused by the white supremacy problem? the reason kastom has failed is NOT because of the white man but because teh people who follow kustom no longer see it as viable, they want something else. managing the transition is the problem, people look to improve their lives. Kustom also meant eatin gyour neighbour, or do we just pretend that didnt happen?
Chief Jason Solomon

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#32
Feb 29, 2008
 
Religion is good when it helps others socially and spiritually.I think Islam and the Muslim faith have a role to play in Vanuatu but it must also be inclusive of other faiths and be inclusive and constructive together to help the communities around them. I am a Christian it is not religion that is the enemy it how some people interpret for there own means which can be destructive.
Harry Kwow

Canberra, Australia

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#33
Apr 20, 2008
 
Yeah, let's go back to kustom. I want live in Munda and feel free to chop off anyones head that I damn well please.
Rob

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#34
May 11, 2008
 
Muslim is good, like christainity. The problome is people, not religions

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