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Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesias

David Harnish and Anne Rasmussen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385410
eISBN:
9780199896974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385410.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Indonesia is celebrated for its courtly arts, its beautiful beaches, its tourist attractions, and its artisan marketplace. Yet long overdue is a look at Indonesian Islam as the source of and ... More


The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

Michael Laffan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145303
eISBN:
9781400839995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145303.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Indonesian Islam is often portrayed as being intrinsically moderate by virtue of the role that mystical Sufism played in shaping its traditions. According to Western observers—from Dutch colonial ... More


Reform and the Widening Muslim Sphere, 1800–1890

Michael Laffan

in The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145303
eISBN:
9781400839995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145303.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the rise, largely in the nineteenth century, of a new form of populist authority that expanded the scope of Islamic activity beyond the reach of ever more marginalized courts. ... More


Preaching Diversity in Bandung

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Two documents waves of novelty in preaching styles, plotting successive embraces by West Javanese Muslims of new preaching forms that remain valid for contemporary audiences. The sketch is ... More


Introduction: An Intellectual History of Contemporary Indonesian Islam

Carool Kersten

in Islam in Indonesia: The Contest for Society, Ideas and Values

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247775
eISBN:
9780190638528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247775.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The introduction lays out the intentions of this intellectual history of contemporary Indonesian Islam. As a history of ideas, the book is theoretically framed by the notions of “circulation of ... More


The Public Metaculture of Islamic Preaching

Julian Millie

in The Monologic Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190652807
eISBN:
9780190652845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652807.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter concerns the public culture of Islam in Indonesia. Drawing on field experience in West Java, it observes that Islamic oratory invariably includes repetitive and solemn elements, ... More


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