Stories About ‘Islamic’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Islamic’.

Pro The Death Penalty

Friday, November 7th, 2008, by . 81 Comments

Treespotter looks at capital punishment around the world, and an argument in favour of it.


Tim Pembela Muslim

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008, by . 4 Comments

Ross lambasts the legal profession for its tolerance of the Tim Pembela Muslim (TPM), the Muslim Lawyers' Team.


Syech Puji, Pujiono Cahyo & Underage Lust

Friday, October 24th, 2008, by . 292 Comments

The controversy over a politician-cleric's marriage to an underage girl in Semarang.


Chinese Muslims

Friday, October 17th, 2008, by . 75 Comments

Cheng HooA minority within a minority, organization and numbers of Chinese Muslims in Java and North Sumatra.


Popular Myths & Madura

Friday, October 3rd, 2008, by . 39 Comments

Timdog on popular stereotypes about Madura and the Madurese, and the rumoured sexual prowess of the women.


Idul Fitri Celebrations

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008, by . 15 Comments

Ross rails against the minister of religion over dictating what date Eid Al Fitr celebrations should be on.


Socially Inclusive

Thursday, September 18th, 2008, by . 39 Comments

Two religion based political parties deciding to become more diverse and inclusive, or not.


Muslim Dating & Courting Rituals

Thursday, September 18th, 2008, by . 13 Comments

TaarufIslamic rituals of courting and romance, how to woo your Muslim bride the taaruf way.


Effeminate Men

Monday, September 15th, 2008, by . 10 Comments

The MUI's laundry list of complaints about television programming this Ramadan, including effeminate male roles.


God is Dead

Friday, September 12th, 2008, by . 43 Comments

NietzcheIndonesian students of Islam encountering western anti-orthodox religion philosophy.


Key to Success

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008, by . 32 Comments

SuccessOn why the Islamic world fell into backwardness, and the key to future success.


Beach Parties & Riding Pillion

Friday, September 5th, 2008, by . 15 Comments

Aceh MosqueReligious leaders in Aceh worry about what young people are getting up to before, during, and probably after, Ramadan.


Teacher Sexual Assaults

Friday, September 5th, 2008, by . 18 Comments

SantriwatiCases of religious leaders and teachers abusing their authority and proximity to children.


Muslim Schools

Saturday, August 30th, 2008, by . 30 Comments

Syamsir SiregarIslamic boarding schools are under increasing pressure from radical elements, says Syamsir Siregar.


Persuasion Techniques

Friday, August 22nd, 2008, by . 7 Comments

How the Sharia authorities of Aceh persuade citizens to get on with their religious obligations.


Old Traditions & Customs

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008, by . 57 Comments

Ross worries that the next target of Islamic fanatics will be old Javanese figures and traditions.


Subversive Groups & Patriotism

Thursday, August 14th, 2008, by . 14 Comments

Ross questions the motives of Islamic groups' sensitivity over Papua.


Political Campaign Posters & Slogans

Saturday, July 26th, 2008, by . 7 Comments

Results for the East Java election and photos of some campaign banners, posters and slogans for each team.


Jakarta People & Cultures

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008, by . 4 Comments

A Betawi figure worries that many immigrants to Jakarta are too narrow in their cultural perspective.


World Peace Forum (WPF)

Thursday, June 26th, 2008, by . 19 Comments

The World Peace Forum in Jakarta finds out the causes of terrorism and violence in the world.


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