Why Indonesian Islam Matters

My theme is Indonesia, specifically the nature and importance of its Islamic identity. Since the fall in 1998 of authoritarian President Soeharto (1921-2008; Pres. 1968-1998), Indonesia has been on the ascendant. With 88% of its 276m citizens Muslim,[1] it is the largest Muslim-majority country and the third largest democracy in the world. For the past […]

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