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Politics of Religion
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For the good of the people?

For the good of the people?

The challenges of governing ‘societal organisations’ pose difficult questions for Indonesian democracy

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Killing for God

Killing for God

When Nahdlatul Ulama members killed communists, they believed they were doing it for God

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Front stage with the PKS

Front stage with the PKS

At its upmarket congress, Indonesia’s biggest Islamic party tried but failed to convince it has become an open and inclusive party

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Praying across borders

Praying across borders

Doctrinal borders that divide traditionalist and modernist Muslims in Banjarmasin are breaking down, but slowly

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Supporting syariah, advancing women

Supporting syariah, advancing women

The life and work of an Islamic teacher in Aceh shows that the struggle for gender equality is about much more than syariah.

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New leadership, new policies?

New leadership, new policies?

The Nahdlatul Ulama congress in Makassar arrests the slide away from liberal views but shows the organisation's vulnerability to outside political interference

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God and democracy

God and democracy

A Christian church is asserting its democratic rights by suing the mayor of Depok

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Inside the Laskar Jihad

Inside the Laskar Jihad

From the Archives

Greg Fealy (ii65: Jan-Mar 2001) interviews the leader of a new, radical and militant sect

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'Selamat Berbuka Puasa'

'Selamat Berbuka Puasa'

In South Kalimantan local politicians target TV screens with strategically-placed messages for Ramadan

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Down but not out

Down but not out

Islamic political parties did not do well, but Islamic politics are going mainstream

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Dominant but weak

Dominant but weak

Signs of underlying fragility in nationalist parties may benefit Islamic parties in future elections

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Symbols and signs

Symbols and signs

Photo-essay: PKS is often depicted as radical Islamist, but its members show evidence of ideological diversity

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Ahmadiyah dispute intensifies

Ahmadiyah dispute intensifies

Violence at the National Monument in Jakarta almost caused a conflict between Nahdlatul Ulama and Muhammadiyah in Lamongan

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Beyond terrorism and martyrdom

Beyond terrorism and martyrdom

People in West Java hold diverse memories of the Darul Islam rebellion and its leader Kartosuwiryo

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Keeping Bali strong?

Keeping Bali strong?

Hindu-Muslim tensions have mounted, but not to boiling point

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A common destiny

A common destiny

Challenges remain for Chinese Indonesians 10 years after reformasi

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Hot debates

Hot debates

A law on pornography still divides the community

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Faith, flags and festivities

Faith, flags and festivities

Images of highlanders at home and abroad

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A different kind of party

A different kind of party

PKS gets serious about recruitment in Malang

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Islam in opposition? It's not that simple.

Despite an impression that Islam has lately become a potent force of opposition, GREG BARTON thinks many Muslims have a stake in the status quo.

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