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.
MUI leader Cholil Ridwan says Kompas newspaper is a western papist tool for attacking Islam.
Ross on the bigotry of teachers of religion in Islamic schools, ideological jilbabs, and Dewi Persik.
Muslim yoga enthusiasts are asked to suspend their yoga activities while the MUI examines whether it is haram.
Website and blog owners scramble to delete offensive cartoons as the government, MUI and PKS bear down on them.
The Justice Party-PKS is not a bringer of Saudi Arabian Wahabi Islam to Indonesia, says its leader.
Treespotter looks at capital punishment around the world, and an argument in favour of it.
Clare recounts his daughter's experience of having a child out of wedlock in Yogyakarta.
Ross lambasts the legal profession for its tolerance of the Tim Pembela Muslim (TPM), the Muslim Lawyers' Team.
The controversy over a politician-cleric's marriage to an underage girl in Semarang.
A minority within a minority, organization and numbers of Chinese Muslims in Java and North Sumatra.
Timdog on popular stereotypes about Madura and the Madurese, and the rumoured sexual prowess of the women.
Ross rails against the minister of religion over dictating what date Eid Al Fitr celebrations should be on.
Islamic rituals of courting and romance, how to woo your Muslim bride the taaruf way.
The MUI's laundry list of complaints about television programming this Ramadan, including effeminate male roles.
Indonesian students of Islam encountering western anti-orthodox religion philosophy.
On why the Islamic world fell into backwardness, and the key to future success.
Ramadan etiquette for unbelievers, by Purba Negoro.
Religious leaders in Aceh worry about what young people are getting up to before, during, and probably after, Ramadan.
Islamic boarding schools are under increasing pressure from radical elements, says Syamsir Siregar.