Paper $62.50 ISBN: 9789089644237 Published August 2013 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada

Islam in Indonesia

Contrasting Images and Interpretations

Edited by Jajat Burhanudin and Kees van Dijk

Edited by Jajat Burhanudin and Kees van Dijk

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

276 pages | 6 x 9
Paper $62.50 ISBN: 9789089644237 Published August 2013 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada
While Muslims in Indonesia have begun to turn towards a strict adherence to Islam, the reality of the socio-religious environment is much more complicated than a simple shift towards fundamentalism. In this volume, contributors explore the multifaceted role of Islam in Indonesia from a variety of different perspectives, drawing on carefully compiled case studies. Topics covered include religious education, the increasing number of Muslim feminists in Indonesia, the role of Indonesia in the greater Muslim world, social activism and the middle class, and the interaction between Muslim radio and religious identity.

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