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The Apprehensions Of Traditional Ulama Towards Women’S Participation In Politics In Nigeria

September, 23rd 2015 /33 Views/0 Downloads/in Journal add to bookmark

Throughout the political history of Islam, women played significant political roles in the affairs of muslim states. This, however, has not been the situation in Nigeria where muslim women are skeptical about their involvement in politics, seeing it as an exclusively male domain. This has been so pr...

When Ulama Support A Pop Singer: Fatin Sidqiah And Islamic Pop Culture In Post-Suharto Indonesia

September, 23rd 2015 /48 Views/0 Downloads/in Journal add to bookmark

Television, music videos, films, and pop bands are all part of global popular culture and thought to be the product of “the west”. These media are therefore often seen as a threat to the identities of nationalities, local cultures, and religious groups. In contrast, in the context of Indon...

Religion For Revolution: Shifting Perceptions Of Bodily Ritual In The Lebanese Shi‘A Community

September, 23rd 2015 /58 Views/0 Downloads/in Journal add to bookmark

This paper applies Cartesian and Weberian theories of rationalization and Leslie Sharp’s concept of bodily commodification to the transition in the observance of Ashura from practices of bodily mortification to blood donation among the Shi‘a community in Lebanon. The author argues that thi...

Paradigm Shift In Islamic Studies

July, 11th 2015 /48 Views/0 Downloads/in Journal add to bookmark

In the early 1990s, there was a heated debate among students of IAIN (the State Institute for Islamic Studies) Sunan KalijagaYogyakarta about the future of Islamic studies, focusing on the possibilityof incorporating Thomas Kuhn’s paradigm to the discourse ofIslamic studies. Kuhn explains in de...

What Went Wrong With The Veil? A Comparative Analysis Of The Discourse Of The Veil In France, Iran...

July, 11th 2015 /56 Views/0 Downloads/in Journal add to bookmark

This paper attempts to discuss several current issues about the veil. Three  countries are selected, namely France, Iran, and Indonesia, due to their different policies and perspectives concerning the veil. Using discourse analysis, this paper examines the violation of human rights, particularly ...

Wahhabism, Identity, And Secular Ritual: Graduation At An Indonesian High School

July, 11th 2015 /31 Views/0 Downloads/in Journal add to bookmark

This paper concerns the social and ritual construction of social identities at Pondok Pesantren Madrasah Wathoniyah Islamiyah (PPMWI), a theologically Wahhabi oriented pesantren (traditional Islamic school) in Central Java, Indonesia. We focus on the inter-play of religious and secular symbols in th...

The Reliability Of The Traditional Science Of Hadith: A Critical Reconsideration

July, 11th 2015 /39 Views/0 Downloads/in Journal add to bookmark

Satu hal yang begitu krusial dalam studi hadis adalah adanya fakta bahwa kodifikasi hadis dilakukan pada waktu yang cukup jauh dari peristiwa-peristiwa yang dinarasikannya. Untuk itu, tulisan ini memfokuskan pada metode-metode yang digunakan untuk menenetukan keotentikan hadis. Dengan demikian, ...

The Fiqh Paradigm For The Pancasila State: Abdurrahman Wahid’S Thoughts On Islam And The Repub...

July, 11th 2015 /30 Views/0 Downloads/in Journal add to bookmark

The Republic of Indonesia was not established as a purely secular state as muslims constitute the majority of Indonesians. Indeed, they were divided into three main paradigms: secular, theocratic, and fiqh. The Pancasila state was the result of a gentlemen’s agreement amongst different muslim g...

Current Debates In The Post-Soeharto Indonesian Islam: Examining The Intellectual Base Of Liberal A...

July, 11th 2015 /51 Views/0 Downloads/in Journal add to bookmark

This article discusses intensively the current debate between those who support and against liberalism within pluralized Indonesian muslims. The two groups are represented by JIL (Jaringan Islam Liberal) and MD (Media Dakwah). The author compares three fundamental aspects of religious interpreta...

The Education Of Indonesian Shi‘I Leaders

July, 11th 2015 /57 Views/0 Downloads/in Journal add to bookmark

Amidst the Sunni majority in Indonesia, there exist a small number of Shi`i adherents that have increased quantitatively and qualitatively since the Iranian revolution of 1978-1979. To see the Shi`i community as a monolithic entity is misleading. In fact, this community is comprised of several group...