Fatwa in Indonesia: An Analysis of Dominant Legal Ideas and Mode of Thought of Fatwa-Making Agencies and Their Implications in the Post-New Order Period

Fatwa in Indonesia: An Analysis of Dominant Legal Ideas and Mode of Thought of Fatwa-Making Agencies and Their Implications in the Post-New Order Period

by Pradana Pradana Boy ZTF

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789462981850
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Publication date: 02/15/2018
Series: Religion and Society in Asia
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Pradana Boy ZTF is a lecturer in Islamic Law, University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia. Trained as an Islamic legal scholar at Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Muhammadiyah Malang. His master in contemporary Islamic thought and movements is obtained from Australian National University (2007). Ph.D in Islamic legal thought is completed at National University of Singapore (2015).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 7

Introduction 9

Background 9

About This Book 17

1 Understanding Religious Mode of Thought 21

Traditionalism 22

Revivalism 28

Reformism 32

2 Fatwa in Islamic Legal Theory and Indonesian Legal System 39

Introduction 39

Fatwa in Islamic Legal Theory 43

Fatwa and the Indonesian Legal System 55

Conclusion 68

3 The Dialectics of Religious Pluralism 71

Plurality of Islam and Religious Pluralism in Indonesia 72

MUI's Fatwa on Religious Pluralism 79

The Progressive Groups' Response 96

Competing Religious Ideas and Orientation 102

On Diversity and Tolerance 104

Competing Ideas and Mode of Thinking on Liberalism 114

Progressives on Secularism in Indonesia 123

Conclusion 127

4 The Fatwa on Sectarianism and its Social Implications 129

Introduction 129

Ahmadiyya and its Genesis in Indonesia 131

Fatwa on Ahmadiyya 137

Shi'a in Indonesia 142

Fatwa on Shi'a 149

Mode of Thought and Implications of Fatwa 157

Violence: The Case of Ahmadiyya 166

Violence against the Shi'a 174

Closing 181

5 Fatwa of Bath al-Masail Nahdlatul Ulama' 183

Introduction 183

NU and the Preservation of Tradition 186

Factors Conditioning Traditionalism 189

Lajnah Bahth al-Masail and Its Fatwa 204

Conclusion 227

6 The Fatwa of Majelis Tarjih Muhammadiyah 229

Introduction 229

Muhammadiyah: The Foundation and Mode of Thought 231

The Majelis Tarjih 246

Fatwa and Social Change in Muhammadiyah 255

Conclusion 269

Conclusion 271

Appendix: Fatwa of Majelis Tarjih 1999-2010 279

Bibliography 287

Index 315

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