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Islam in the contemporary Indonesian politics

Bahtiar Effendy

Islam in the contemporary Indonesian politics

by Bahtiar Effendy

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Published by Ushul Press in Jakarta, Indonesia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-247) and index.

StatementBachtiar Effendi.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 258 p. ;
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22540198M
ISBN 109792512916, 9792512926
LC Control Number2007308814

The Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) is the most interesting phenomenon in contemporary Indonesian politics. Not only is it growing rapidly in membership and electoral support, it is also bringing a new and markedly different approach to Islamic politics, one which has no precedent in Indonesian history. Understanding PKS and analysing its political behaviour presents . Bookstores are full of books on how to be a good Muslim. On TV, Islam is referred to all the time. This has now become normal; people expect it to be this way. It wasn't like this when we were kids. Islam is now in the centre of everyday life. The role of religion in the contemporary globalised world is changing by:

Examines some of the myriad ways in which Islam is being expressed in contemporary Indonesian life and politics. This book gives insights into such topics as the marketisation of Islam, contemporary pilgrimage, the rise of mass preachers, gender and Islamic politics, online fatwa, and trends among Islamist vigilante and criminal groups. The Contest for Society, Ideas and Values. Carool Kersten. New York, NY.

Islamic Political Thought: An Introduction contains 16 chapters adapted from arti-cles in The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, a reference work pub-lished in This volume, shorter and more streamlined than the parent work, presents broad, comprehensive discussions of central themes and core Size: KB. 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.


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