Sep 28, 2022 Last Updated 2:22 AM, Sep 25, 2022

Religion

Accusations of blasphemy

Are recent fatwa evidence that moderate Islam is a myth?

A cultural carnival?

Observing social change in Papua

A double life

Ki Ageng Balak: a friend for those in trouble with the law.

A conservative turn

Liberal Islamic groups have prompted a backlash.

Religion on trial

Woman who claims to speak to angel Gabriel tests ‘constitutional rights’.

Bali standing strong

Hindu-Balinese identity is enforced through pork meatballs and praying competitions.

The sixth religion

Chinese Confucianism is recognised again as an official religion.

Jungle to church

Missionaries and the military co-operate in converting the Asmat to Christianity.

No longer a choice

Veiling has become a highly politicised practice in Indonesia. Eve Warburton

Two Muslim Women

Would the real Indonesian Islam please stand up?

Faith and violence

The Islamic sect Ahmadiyah has been under official pressure and violent attack.

Regulating worship

Some Christian and Muslim leaders view the new Ministerial Decree on Houses of Worship as restrictive.

Islamic liberalism

Islamic liberalism: cause or consequence of the ‘conservative turn’?

Petruk as counsellor

Post-earthquake, Klaten villagers receive laughing therapy through wayang.

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