Al Makin is a philosophy professor at Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University in Indonesia. He researches New Religious Movements with a particular interest in Millah Abraham, a faith group that originated in Indonesia.
The National Federation of Asian American United Methodists (NFAAUM) is an ethnic caucus within the United Methodist Church. It is composed of twelve sub-caucuses: Cambodian, Chinese, Filipino, Formosan, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, South Asian, Vietnamese, Middle Eastern, and Pakistani. NFAAUM is headquartered in Oakland, Calif. The Rev. Jacob S. Dharmaraj is president. Aquilino Pong Javier […]
Zainal Abidin Bagir directs the Center for Religious and Cross-cultural Studies at Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia. He researches religious life in Indonesia, the philosophy of religion and religion and science. He has written on Islam and the environment.
A look at the varying degrees of legal recognition Confucianism has experienced in Indonesia throughout history. Written by a student of Universitas Sebelas Maret, a public university in Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia.
A report on religious freedom and tolerance in Indonesia in 2011 by the Wahid Institute, a nonprofit NGO centered on Islamic and cultural studies and the interaction between the two. The title reads “Red Light on Religious Freedom.”
This report on religious freedom in Indonesia is part of the U.S. Department of State’s 2010 International Religious Freedom Report. The linked document is the Indonesian translation of this English-language document.
News article on Alexander, an Indonesian atheist who was sent to jail in 2012 for saying on his atheist group’s Facebook page that God doesn’t exist. Includes a photo of the convicted.
Luthfi Assyaukanie, deputy director of Jakarta-based think tank Freedom Institute, urges Indonesian journalists to treat religious topics with care.
A magazine story about a congregation of Jewish Indonesians — a small, oft-ignored and unrecognized group. In its constitution, Indonesia recognizes only six religions: Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Buddhism, Hinduism and Confucianism.