Stories About ‘Religion’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Religion’.

Youth Political & Religious Affiliation

Monday, February 6th, 2006, by . 12 Comments

A study of youth political & religious affiliation.

Ahmadiyah Lombok

Monday, February 6th, 2006, by . 3 Comments

Ahmadiyah homes attacked in Lombok.

Prophet Muhammad Cartoons

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006, by . 5 Comments

The infamous Prophet Muhammad cartoons.

Creeping Sharia Draws Protests

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006, by . 4 Comments

Creeping sharia in Indonesian draws protests.

The Secular Sacred

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006, by . No Comments

The secular sacred.

Al-Mukmin School, Ngruki

Monday, January 23rd, 2006, by . 13 Comments

The notorious Al-Mukmin Muslim boarding school, or pesantren, held over the weekend a seminar designed to improve its image and educate the ignorant on the true meaning of jihad. The school, founded by terror suspect Abu Bakar Ba’asyir has the dubious honour of being the alma mater of a string of convicted terrorists and wanted men.

Hunger Strikes are Haram

Friday, January 20th, 2006, by . 2 Comments

A group of villagers in west Java, who are on a hunger strike over the positioning of high-voltage power lines near their houses, have had the fear of hellfire put into them by the West Java Indonesian Ulema Council which issued an edict condemning hunger strikes as sinful in Islam.

Khawariji Islam

Monday, January 16th, 2006, by . 3 Comments

The role of the Khawariji doctrines in terrorism.

Moderate Islam in Indonesia

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006, by . 10 Comments

Mohamad Abdun Nasir, a lecturer and researcher in the Mediation Center at the State Institute for Islamic Studies (IAIN) in Mataram, Lombok, writes in the Jakarta Post (I would link to the article but Jakarta Post pages go awol after two days) about moderate Islam in Indonesia. He first posits two dangers, radicalism on the one hand, and liberalism on the other.

Nothing To Do With Religion

Monday, January 2nd, 2006, by . 2 Comments

Islam’s relationship to terrorism.

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