While the following articles speak of Islam and Muslims in the Philippines, they do offer a modest contribution to broader debates and issues on Islam and Southeast Asia; Muslim-Christian relations; the nation state; ethnic integration or separation; Islam and colonial society, etc. 

More significantly perhaps, these articles provide an illuminating historical, if not theoretical backdrop to the ongoing negotiations between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), which (will) have a huge political, social, cultural, and economic impact on Mindanao and Philippine politics as a whole. 

 Islam and Muslims in Philippine History, Politics and Society

Autonomy in Southern Philippines During the Marcos Administration 
Asiri Abubakar • ASJ 30

Muslim Philippines: With Reference to the Sulus, Muslim-Christian Contradictions, and the Mindanao Crisis
Asiri Abubakar • ASJ 11:1 (1973)

The “Christian Problem” and the Philippine South
Joel de los Santos • ASJ 13:2 (1975)

The Datus of the Rio Grande De Cotabato
Jeremy Beckett • ASJ 15:2  (1977)

Deceptive nationalism and the 1998: Philippine Centennial Commemoration: A Philippine Muslim's view
Abraham Sakili • ASJ 34 (1998)

Cultural exchanges between the Muslim and Christian worlds: Focus on the Philippines
Aurora Roxas-Lim • ASJ 38:1 (2002)

Muslim-American relations in the Philippines, 1899-1920
Peter Gowing • ASJ 6:3 (1968)

Unity and disunity in the Muslim struggle
Samuel TAN • ASJ 11:3 (1973)

Referendum: A political option for Mindanao
Abhed Syoud LINGGA • ASJ 40: 2 (2004)

Backrooms, Battlefields, and Backhoes: The Mindanao Conundrum • ASJ 48:1-2 (2012) 

The Bangsamoro Framework Agreement and the Mindanao Problem: Foregrounding Historical and Cultural Facts and Concepts for Social Justice and Peace in the Southern Philippines
Abraham P. SAKILI

Development and Distress in Mindanao: 
A Political Economy Overview
Eduardo C. TADEM

The Philippines and Bangsamoro Polity:
Breaking the "Sisyphean Ordeal"

Julkipli WADI

Magpuyong malinawon sa yutang kabilin (Living in Peace in their Ancestral Domain)

The New Face of Mindanao's Strong Men: The Politico-Economic Foundations of Legitimacy in Muslim Mindanao
Francisco LARA, Jr.

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