Modern Trends in Islamic Theological Discourse in 20th Century Indonesia: A Critical Survey

Modern Trends in Islamic Theological Discourse in 20th Century Indonesia: A Critical Survey

by Fauzan Saleh
     
 

This book provides new information abtout the development of Indonesian Muslims' thinking on issues of theology. This theological thought, especially as reflected in the works of the modernist Muslim thinkers, may be seen as a nascent systematic attempt to draw up the essential beliefs of Islam in Indonesian historical and cultural contexts.See more details below

Overview

This book provides new information abtout the development of Indonesian Muslims' thinking on issues of theology. This theological thought, especially as reflected in the works of the modernist Muslim thinkers, may be seen as a nascent systematic attempt to draw up the essential beliefs of Islam in Indonesian historical and cultural contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004123052
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/26/2001
Series:
Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia Series, #79
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.74(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Transliteration
Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction1
Ch. IIslam in Indonesia Prior to the Advance of the Reform Movement17
AGeneral Considerations17
BThe Attitude toward "Purc" Islamic Religious Belief and Practice24
CThe Dutch Authorities and the Spread of Islam29
DRetrospective39
Ch. IIRedefining Islamic Orthodoxy in the Indonesian Context46
AIslamic Orthodoxy: An Overview46
BSunnism as Orthodox Islam61
COrthodox Islam in Indonesia: Attachment to Sunnism67
DThe Muhammadiyah and the Ahl al-Sunnah75
ENU and Muhammadiyah: Some Mutual Criticisms85
FThe Ahl al-Sunnah: Another Perspective91
GIslamic Orthodoxy in Indonesia: Santri versus Abangan96
Ch. IIIReconstructing a Theological Discourse: The Reformist Attempts to Sustain Orthodox Beliefs105
AThe Pillars of Belief in the Muhammadiyah109
BK. H. Mas Mansoer: Purifying Muslims' Belief120
CPersatuan Islam: The Fundamental Beliefs136
DThe Belief in al-Qada and al-Qadar. A New Development154
ESocial Dimension of Tawhid: A Further Development175
Ch. IVThe Current Islamic Theological Discourse: Mu'tazilism and Neo-Modernism196
AHarun Nasution: Toward Islamic Rationalism197
BNurcholish Madjid: Cultural Islam240
Conclusion308
Bibliography310
Index333

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >