State and Religion Continuum in Indonesia: The Trajectory of Religious Establishment and Religious Freedom in the Constitution

Author:Ratno Lukito
Position::The Faculty of Shariah and Law, State Islamic University Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

For many post-colonial states, defining state identity is not a simple endeavor. In Muslim countries, secular nationalism, inherited principally from Western colonialism, has usually been in constant battle with theocratic-oriented political views derived from religious teachings. Moreover, in the case of Indonesia, the problem is not confined to the problem of how to liberate the newly... (see full summary)

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