Tag Archives: Indonesia

Religion Snapshots: Aslan on Islam

Religion Snapshots is a feature with the Bulletin for the Study of Religion blog, where a number of contributors are asked to briefly comment on popular news items or pressing theoretical issues in the field, especially topics relating to definitions, classification, and method … Continue reading

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Implicit Orthodoxy in Academic Descriptions

By Steven Ramey The Ahmadiyya movement, whose followers (Ahmadis) identify themselves as renewing Islam, has faced opposition from other self-identified Muslims. Recently in Indonesia, for example, a group attacked an Ahmadiyya mosque because Ahmadiyya teachings did not match their understanding … Continue reading

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Finally Some Good News for Atheists and Agnostics – They Still Know More About Religion Than Their Religious Counterparts

It has been a torrid few years for thinking atheists and agnostics, having to be associated with the stridently confident, loud, and – quite frankly – downright embarrassing group known as the New Atheists. There is hardly a week goes … Continue reading

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