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2 edition of Islam, society, and politics in Indonesia found in the catalog.
Islam, society, and politics in Indonesia
Rahman, Yusuf Dr
by Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University in Jakarta
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Yusuf Rahman ; English language adviser, Dick van der Meij|
|Contributions||Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta. Kajian Islam Antar Bidang|
|LC Classifications||BP63.I5 I8493 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 304 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||304|
|LC Control Number||2011317080|
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This is by far the best book on the complex relationships between the state and the three major Islamic civil-society organizations in Indonesia. It is a conceptual and empirical tour de force, integrating political science, anthropology and history."5/5(2).
Islamic powers in secular countries have presented a challenge for states around the world, including Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population as well as the third largest democracy in the world.
This book explores the history of the relationships between Islam, state, and society in Indonesia with a focus on local politics in : Yanwar Pribadi. Their urgency and richness are particularly compelling in Indonesia, which is in the throes of one of the most hopeful if contested political transitions in the contemporary Muslim world.
In this timely and and politics in Indonesia book book, Carool Kersten provides an intellectual history of the ideas and debates among rival Muslim thinkers vying for influence in Indonesia's unfinished democratic by: Islamic powers in secular countries have presented a challenge for states around the world, including Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population as well as the third largest democracy in the world.
This book explores the history of the relationships between Islam, state, and society in Indonesia with a focus on local politics in Madura. Masyumi proposed a vision of society and government which was not bound by a literalist application of Islamic doctrine but rather inspired by the values of Islam.
It set out moderate policies which were both favourable to the West and tolerant towards other religious communities in by: 5. Access to society journal content varies across our titles. Book review: Islam and Politics in Indonesia: The Masyumi Party between Democracy and Integralism Show all authors.
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Muslim Democracy Pages pages Muslim Democracy explores the relationship between politics and religion in forty-seven Muslim-majority countries, focusing especially on those with democratic experience, such as Indonesia and Turkey, and drawing comparisons with their regional, non-Islamic by: 1.
There was a time when Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) was a political party in Indonesia, when Muslim Communists exist and did not contridict itself, and when the 1st Pancasila was in 5th and declared "Believe in God, with the obligation of the adherent of Islam to carry out Islamic law" (Ketuhanan, dengan kewajiban menjalankan syari'at Islam bagi pemuluk-pemuluk nya).Cited by: In this illuminating publication, Robert Pringle explains the advent of Islam in Indonesia, its development, and There are more Muslims in Indonesia than in any other country, but most people outside the region know little about the nation, much less about the practice of Islam among its diverse peoples or the religion's influence on the politics of the republic.4/5.
Politics in Indonesia describes the attitudes, aspirations and frustrations of the key players in Indonesian politics as they struggle to shape the future. The book focuses on the role of political Islam; Douglas E. Ramage shows that the state has been remarkably successful in maintaining secular political institutions in a predominantly Muslim by: ‘Jeremy Menchik’s data rich and insightful book, Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance without Liberalism, is a valuable contribution to the political science scholarship on Indonesia’s particular brand of democracy and religious pluralism.’Cited by: First, it is thoroughly grounded in the Islamic politics literature.
Second, the book is based on a remarkable degree of fieldwork and primary documents, including official party publications, banayats (rulings), speeches, and conference proceedings, as well as books.
"This book provides a very useful introduction to the subject of Islam and politics in Indonesia. In particular, the book chronicles the major intellectual debates and controversies among mainstream Islamic intellectuals in Indonesia from the early decades of the 20th century up through the end of the New Order, with a brief postscript treating the post-Suharto era.
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Cited by: "In this book, Robert W. Hefner argues that Islamic states and civil society are compatible, and he adduces considerable evidence from Indonesian political history to make his case. He makes an important contribution to our knowledge of the dynamics of contemporary Islam in Indonesia."Reviews: 1.
Central topics include how Islam is presented in the public life--government, national ideology, law, and political parties--of Asian Muslims, and the ways in which Islam influences both the domestic politics and foreign policies of Muslim countries : $ 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. Zachary Abuza's unique analysis of radical Islam draws upon primary documents such as Jemaah Islamiyah's operations manual, interviews, and recorded testimonies of politicians, religious figures, and known militants, as well as personal interviews with numerous security and intelligence experts in Indonesia and elsewhere, to paint a picture at once guardedly optimistic about the future of Indonesian democracy and concerned about the increasing role of conservative and radical Islam in Cited by: Political Islam and Violence in Indonesiapresents a penetrating new investigation of religious radicalism in the largest Muslim country in the sia is a country long known for its diversity and tolerant brand of Islam.
However, since the fall of Suharto, a more intolerant form of Islam has been growing, one whose adherents have carried out terrorist attacks, waged sectarian war, and.
The Masyumi Party, which was active in Indonesia from toconstitutes the boldest attempt to date at reconciling Islam and democracy. Masyumi proposed a vision of society and government which was not bound by a literalist application of Islamic doctrine but rather inspired by the values of Islam.
As the forces of globalisation and modernisation buffet Islam and other world religions, Indonesias million Muslims are expressing their faith in ever more complex ways. Celebrity television preachers, internet fatwa services, mass religious rallies in soccer stadiums, glossy jihadist magazines, Islamic medical treatments, alms giving via mobile phone and electronic sharia banking services 4/5(1).Book Description.
Political Islam and Violence in Indonesia presents a penetrating new investigation of religious radicalism in the largest Muslim country in the world. Indonesia is a country long known for its diversity and tolerant brand of Islam. However, since the fall of Suharto, a more intolerant form of Islam has been growing, one whose adherents have carried out terrorist attacks.
The case of Indonesia suggests that the prospects for governance reform based on Islamic principles are better than most existing literature suggests. This volume explores the extent to which moderate Indonesian Islam is able to assimilate leading concepts from Western political theory. The essays in this collection, suggest that concepts from Western political theory are compatible with .