Expressing Islam: Religious Life and Politics in Indonesia

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Greg Fealy, Sally White
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 295 pages
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As the forces of globalisation and modernisation buffet Islam and other world religions, Indonesia s 200 million Muslims are expressing their faith in ever more complex ways. Celebrity television preachers, internet fatwa services, mass religious rallies in soccer stadiums, glossy jihadist magazines, Islamic medical treatments, alms giving via mobile phone and electronic sharia banking services are just some of the manifestations of a more consumer-oriented approach to Islam which interact wi...

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Sally White has been a student advisor on the International Studies programme at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and is a qualified ELICOS teacher. The author of several student textbooks, Sally has been a senior journalist on The Age and taught for several years at universities in Australia and China.

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