Christianity, Islam and Nationalism in Indonesia (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia S)

Christianity, Islam and Nationalism in Indonesia (Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia S)

Charles E. Farhadian


Although over 80 percentage of the rustic is Muslim, Indonesia is marked via a rare variety in language, ancestry, tradition, faith and methods of existence. This ebook specializes in the Christian Dani of West Papua, supplying a social and ethnographic heritage of crucial indigenous inhabitants within the bothered province. It provides a desirable review of the Dani’s conversion to Christianity, reading the social, spiritual and political makes use of to which they've got positioned their new religion.

Based on self sufficient learn performed over a long time one of the Dani humans, the booklet offers an abundance of latest fabric on non secular and political occasions in West Papua. Underlining the guts of Christian-Muslim rivalries, the booklet questions the destiny of faith in late-modern times.

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