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.
Sectarian mapping of cities to prevent conflict, as another church, in Bekasi, is closed.
Constitutional Court hears case on free interpretation of religions, a human right or recipe for anarchy.
Murderous menstruating zombies in soft-porn horror flick "Hantu Puncak Datang Bulan".
Women's hair issues dominate discussions at an East Java clerics' meeting.
Mystics and Islamists battle it out in a Javanese village, Andrew Beatty's "A Shadow Falls".
The tabloid sensation of sex change recipient Agus Wardoyo aka Nadia Ilmira Arkadea.
Punishment for sin, a minister blames disasters on depravity & corruption of Indonesians.
Clerical, non bewildered reaction to Barack Obama's winning of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Wailing and gnashing of teeth in Aceh over the shameless Putri Indonesia 2009.
Two clouds with silver linings, Tommy Suharto's bid for Golkar, and sharia stoning laws in Aceh.
The vanishing of burqa clad actress Soraya Abdullah and possible connections to terrorism.
Problematic religious schools on Java, which ones and police monitoring of them.
Other worldly factors in climate change, are Indonesian students right?
Short story competition on the culture wars, Timdog and Ross go head to head.
How hot are the fires in hell and how they are full of women.
Monitoring Ramadan mosque sermons in the war on terrorism.
Fatwa on superstitious beliefs in arts and pop culture television.