Stories About ‘Religion’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Religion’.

Islamic Banking System

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008, by . 1 Comment

Islamic Banking The Sharia Banking Act is passed into law, and opposition to it from Christian legislators.


Religion & Religiosity

Monday, June 16th, 2008, by . 302 Comments

Rima Fauzi Rima says religion and religiosity are to blame for much of Indonesia's, and the world's, troubles.


My Friend the Fanatic

Friday, June 13th, 2008, by . 143 Comments

Sadanand Dhume's My Friend the Fanatic - Travels with an Indonesian Islamist.


Good & Bad Citizens

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008, by . 30 Comments

Ross complains that the government is trying to restrict the activities of the wrong people, Ahmadiyah instead of Muslim militants.


Purwakarta Church Burned Down

Monday, May 26th, 2008, by . 102 Comments

Church burning A church is burned down in Purwakarta, West Java by local people feeling slighted at the lack of response to their protests over its construction.


Dewi Sandra

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, by . 10 Comments

Dewi Sandra Dewi Sandra, who is not Sandra Dewi, reassures her fans that she has not re-flipped on the religion front.


I Gede Winasa

Friday, May 16th, 2008, by . 18 Comments

I Gede Winasa Confusion reigns as to whether Bali gubernatorial candidate I Gede Winasa is Muslim or Hindu, or both.


Shopping Mall Churches

Monday, April 28th, 2008, by . 90 Comments

Mall ChurchChurch services in malls, people in West Java are flocking to shopping malls in order to pray.


Wag the Dog à la Indonesia

Friday, April 25th, 2008, by . 92 Comments

Rima FauziRima says the government creates distractions and the media willingly participate, to hide the real problems of Indonesia.


Islamic-Western Civilization

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008, by . 23 Comments

FaturFatkhuri says Muslim and Christian civilization have much in common.


Modern Day Witch Hunt

Monday, April 21st, 2008, by . 48 Comments

Rogue Wan sees sinister forces behind the anti-Jamaah Ahmadiyah witch hunt.


Ahmadiyah (Nearly) Banned

Friday, April 18th, 2008, by . 62 Comments

mirza ghulam ahmadA formal banning of the unorthodox Muslim sect Jamaah Ahmadiyah becomes more likely.


Islamophobia

Monday, April 14th, 2008, by . 136 Comments

The president continues his musings on religion, and islamophobia among Australians and Balinese.


Banality and Compassion

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008, by . 12 Comments

Jennie S. Bev says compassion is needed to overcome evil and man's self-destructive instinct.


Ketika Cinta Bertasbih

Friday, April 4th, 2008, by . 28 Comments

The film "Ketika Cinta Bertasbih" and not hurting the feelings of religious minorities.


Battle of the Islam Movies

Monday, March 31st, 2008, by . 53 Comments

The battle of the Islam movies, Ayat-Ayat Cinta and Fitna, and which gives a better picture of Islam.


Agama, Adat and Conversion in Nusa Tenggara

Monday, March 31st, 2008, by . 27 Comments

Timdog on world religions and local beliefs in Nusa Tenggara.


Internet Blocking & Regulation

Friday, March 28th, 2008, by . 24 Comments

Government efforts to regulate the internet and block access to porn websites.


Easter Militancy & Mayhem

Monday, March 24th, 2008, by . 27 Comments

Easter celebrations in Indonesia, a service in Bogor is broken up, mayhem in Atambua, everywhere else humdrum.


Religious Cults & Religious Freedoms

Monday, March 17th, 2008, by . 25 Comments

Pressure on the government to enact special laws against religious cults, blasphemy trials in Jambi, and the United Nations showing interest.


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