Stories About ‘Sharia’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Sharia’.

Gestapo Tactics & Interrogation

Monday, January 5th, 2009, by . 12 Comments

Ross rails that Gestapo style methods of interrogation are used by the sharia police in Aceh.


Religious Differences & Pluralism

Saturday, November 29th, 2008, by . 30 Comments

Ross on the bigotry of teachers of religion in Islamic schools, ideological jilbabs, and Dewi Persik.


US Financial Crisis

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008, by . 36 Comments

The US financial crisis opens the door for alternative economic models, like sharia finance.


Wahidin Halim, Tangerang

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008, by . 10 Comments

Ross on sharia lite in Tangerang and Mayor Wahidin Halim's re-election bid.


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.


Islam vs Liberal Democracy

Friday, August 29th, 2008, by . 57 Comments

Perseus on Francis Fukuyama and whether Islamism will derail Indonesia's new democracy.


Persuasion Techniques

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

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


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.


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.


My Friend the Fanatic

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

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


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