"Public Religion" and the Pancasila-based State of Indonesia

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altIg-Public Religion- and the Pancasila-Based State of Indonesia: An Ethical and Sociological Analysis analyzes the public role of religion in Indonesian society from the pre-independence period to the end of Suharto's New Order government. It offers constructive suggestions regarding how Indonesian religion can play a significant role within the framework of Pancasila, Indonesia's national ideology. Based on a Christian-Muslim dialogue, it is only within the realm of civil society that Indonesian religion will be able to promote the ideas of democracy, tolerance, and human rights in Indonesian public affairs. In short, far from being anti-pluralist, Indonesian religion evolves as a liberating force in the life of society, nation, and state.qTranslated by Ford Lewis Battles. Edited by John ... aquot;Aspek-Aspek Etis-Teologis Hubungan Gereja-Negara Dan Implikasinya Dalam Negara Pancasila [the Theological-Ethics Aspects of Church-State Relationships and Their Implications in theanbsp;...

Title:"Public Religion" and the Pancasila-based State of Indonesia
Author:Benyamin Fleming Intan
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2006


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