Clive Kessler

Monday, February 9th, 2015 @ 12:31AM

Southeast Asian Islam, gentle and ungentle -

A “rage against history”: a bewildered and at times visceral sense, a disquiet in the soul and gut, that “history has gone wrong”, departed from its divinely ordained path. Religious “supersessionism”: or, underlying that sense of historical bewilderment, the conviction and doctrinal assertion that Islam completes and perfects —— but…