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Playing with Scriptures

Nur Amali Ibrahim

in Improvisational Islam: Indonesian Youth in a Time of Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501727856
eISBN:
9781501727870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501727856.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the religious socialization among liberal Muslims in the post-Suharto era. Liberal Muslims want to inject values like individual autonomy, gender equality, and human rights ... More


Internal Debates and Practical Convergences

John R. Bowen

in On British Islam: Religion, Law, and Everyday Practice in Shari'a Councils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691158549
eISBN:
9781400881055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158549.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter explores the internal debates over Islam in Britain. Many British Muslims are engaged in practical reasoning on issues of marriage, gender relations, work, economics, and science in a ... More


Religion Unleashed

Nur Amali Ibrahim

in Improvisational Islam: Indonesian Youth in a Time of Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501727856
eISBN:
9781501727870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501727856.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Building on the previous chapter, this chapter argues that religious innovation among student activists has also been enabled by the fall of Suharto’s New Order regime in 1998. Unlike life during ... More


When Can Shariʿa Be British?

John R. Bowen

in On British Islam: Religion, Law, and Everyday Practice in Shari'a Councils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691158549
eISBN:
9781400881055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158549.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses how Islamic institutions are keeping Muslims from fully integrating into English, or British, society. Some Islamic institutions deeply trouble at least some non-Muslims in ... More


Prologue

Nur Amali Ibrahim

in Improvisational Islam: Indonesian Youth in a Time of Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501727856
eISBN:
9781501727870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501727856.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents ethnographic vignettes of young Indonesian Muslims behaving in religious unorthodox ways, as they mix their religious practices with secular liberal techniques. It introduces ... More


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