The following stories deal with the subject of the Islamic religion in Indonesia, contemporary understandings of it and the effects of Islam on society and politics.
Are Egyptian mosques' call to prayer a role model for Indonesia's?
An intelligent young woman on the discourse and interplays of how things are constituted and gendered.
Andreas Harsono on whether Muslim journalists cover up or distort stories of religious violence.
As the holy month looms an Australian journalist plans his escape from the restrictions and impositions of Ramadhan and its aftermath.
Dutch linguist Gusti Dertik, founder of the comparative study of Indonesian languages; his romancing, or lack of it; and the Christianising (and Islamising) of the Bataks.
Lombok expat Gregory Luke jailed for blasphemous tampering with mosque sound systems.
Rampage by militant groups in in Bandung & Tasikmalaya, while a senior Democrat Party figure calls for their banning.
Local government in Wonogiri withdraws funding for three traditional Javanese cultural ceremonies, while in Tulungagung a fourth practice is under threat.
Nineteen 'local' religions clamouring for state recognition says the NU, but the God of Indonesia is a jealous being.