Download e-book for iPad: Expressing Islam: Religious Life and Politics in Indonesia by Greg Fealy, Sally White

By Greg Fealy, Sally White

Because the forces of globalisation and modernisation buffet Islam and different global religions, Indonesia's two hundred million Muslims are expressing their religion in ever extra advanced methods. star tv preachers, net fatwa providers, mass non secular rallies in football stadiums, modern jihadist magazines, Islamic scientific remedies, alms giving through cellphone and digital sharia banking companies are only many of the manifestations of a extra consumer-oriented method of Islam which engage with and infrequently exchange different, extra conventional expressions of the religion. This e-book examines many of the myriad ways that Islam is being expressed in modern Indonesian existence and politics. Authored by means of best specialists on Indonesian Islam, it supplies attention-grabbing insights into such issues because the marketisation of Islam, modern pilgrimage, the increase of mass preachers, gender and Islamic politics, on-line fatwa, present traits between Islamist vigilante and felony teams, and up to date advancements in Islamic banking and microfinance.

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