Nahdlatul Ulama, traditional Islam and modernity in Indonesia

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Monash Asia Institute , Clayton, VIC, Australia
N.U. (Organization), Islam and politics -- Indonesia -- History., Indonesia -- Politics and government -- 20th cen
Statementedited by Greg Fealy and Greg Barton.
SeriesMonash paper on Southeast Asia -- no. 39, Monash papers on Southeast Asia -- no. 39.
ContributionsFealy, Greg, 1957-, Barton, Greg, 1962-
LC ClassificationsJQ779.A53 N34 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 293 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16970142M
ISBN 100732610060

Nahdlatul Ulama, traditional Islam and modernity in Indonesia. Clayton, VIC, Australia: Monash Asia Institute, (OCoLC) Online version: Nahdlatul Ulama, traditional Islam and modernity in Indonesia.

Clayton, VIC, Australia: Monash Asia Institute, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Greg Fealy. Nahdlatul Ulama, Traditional Islam and Modernity in Indonesia.

Nahdlatul Ulama by Greg Barton and Greg Fealy. Edited by Greg Barton and Greg Fealy. Clayton, Australia: Monash Asia Institute, xvii, by:   In doing this it focuses on the life experiences of two of the most outstanding thinkers to emerge from this generation: Nurcholish Madjid, a respected scholar and public figure and one of Indonesia's leading Islamic intellectuals, and Abdurrahman Wahid, currently traditional Islam and modernity in Indonesia book his third term as chairman of Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the leading traditionalist organization (and with a claimed support base of 35 million, Indonesia's largest Islamic organization).Cited by: The Myth of Pluralism: Nahdlatul Ulama and the Politics of Religious Tolerance in Indonesia, by Marcus Mietzner, Burhanuddin Muhtadi, authors, Abstract In much of the scholarly literature, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the largest Muslim organization in Indonesia, is recognized as a defender of religious tolerance and pluralism.

Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) is one of the world’s foremost Muslim associations devoted to the spread of the Islamic message of justice, peace, and tolerance.

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Established inNU today has a membership of more than 50 million. The pesantren tradition: the role of the Kyai in the maintenance of traditional Islam in Java. Tempe, Ariz: Monograph Series Press, Program for Southeast Asian Studies, Arizona State University.

Fealy, Greg, and Greg Barton. Nahdlatul Ulama, traditional Islam and modernity in Indonesia. Clayton, VIC, Australia: Monash Asia Institute. Islam in Indonesia during the Dutch rule 11 Islamic and nationalist resistance against the Dutch 11 Birth of Muhammadiyah movement and its impact on traditionalist Islam 12 The Sufi traditions and the inception of Nahdlatul Ulama 13 The rise of Nahdlatul Ulama 14 Established on 31 January in Surabaya, East Java, by some prominent kyais like K.H.

Abdul Wahab Hasbullah and K.H. Hasyim Asy’ari, the Nahdlatul Ulama was born in the culture of pesantren where ‘traditional Islam’ has been rooted and this context, the Nahdlatul Ulama declared its religious ideology as ‘ahl al-sunnah wa al-jama’ah.’.

Nahdlatul Ulama NU was founded in in Surabaya in response to the Wahhabi conquest of Mecca. Many of its founding members, including K.H. Hasyim Asyari (), had studied in the holy city for decades and were among the world’s most eminent Muslim scholars. In a recent New Mandala article, Greg Fealy wrote about how Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), Indonesia’s largest Islamic organisation, is moving away from its highly prized position of political neutrality, and is increasingly being closely linked with the National Awakening Party (PKB) as well as with Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi).

“The Liberal Progressive Roots of Abdurraham Wahid’s Thought,” in Barton, Greg and Fealy, Greg (eds.), Nahdlatul Ulama, Traditional Islam and Modernity in Indonesia. Melbourne: Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, – Nahdlatul Ulama (literally translated to Revival of the Ulama, abbreviated as NU) is a traditionalist Sunni Islam movement in Indonesia following the Shafi'i school of jurisprudence.

NU was established on Janu in Surabaya as a response to the rise of Wahabism in Saudi Arabia and Islamic modernism in Indonesia. Islamic Post-Traditionalism in Indonesia offers a unique assessment of the development of the phenomenon of Islamic post-traditionalism using Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the largest mass Islamic.

Central to the evolution of Islam in Indonesia (and thus the development of the book) are two great mainstream Muslim organisations, Nahdlatul Ulama (which the author refer as Traditionalist, due to its assimilation with the traditional local cultures) and Muhammadiyah (which the author refer as Reformist due to its more doctrinaire style).Reviews: 4.

The major Islamic organizations that have appeared in Indonesia in the twentieth century - Sarekat Islam, Muhammadijah, Nahdlatul Ulama and Masjumi - have all been representatives of the group that emphasizes traditional Middle Eastern Islamic beliefs and practices.

All have been concerned with the primacy of Islamic law, even though their concepts of just what constituted that law were vague Reviews: 1.

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Today there are two large, respectable organizations for Muslims in Indonesia: Muhammadiyah which tends to be more "modernist", and Nahdlatul Ulama which tends to be more "traditionalist".

In the s and after, mystical books were published on Java such as "Darmogandul" and "Gatoloco", which were Islamic in name but not in substance.

dari tradisional menuju digital: adopsi internet oleh nahdlatul ulama selama pandemi covid This article discussed on how religious organizations see and use the internet. The example of a case presented in this article was a mass organization of Nahdlatul Ulama.

Secondly, Civil Islam proponents failed to anticipate the further breakdown of traditional Islamic authority in post-Reformasi Indonesia, which is accompanied by the rise of alternative new Islamic authority figures such as televangelists, popular ustadz, and online preachers.

Examples of these new Islamic authority figures are Abdullah. Nahdlatul Ulama was founded in in Surabaya by a group of ulema, Hasjim Asj’ari (d. ), Wahab Chasbullah (d. ) and Bisri Syamsuri (d. Their aim was to represent the interests of traditional Islam, specifically the pesantren (Islamic boarding school) system.

The kiai, Islamic leaders of the pesantren, have always exerted. The Nahdatual (sometimes Nahdlatul) Ulama (NU) represents traditionalist orthodox Sunni Islam in Indonesia.

The ulama are the scholar-legists of Islam, trained in the religious sciences such as the Qur'an, exegesis and interpretation of the relgious law, shari'a. Of the four traditional schools of law, the shari'a predominates in Indonesia.

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[1] This was preceded by a statement by the Religious Affairs Minister along with Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and Muhammadiyah, the two largest Muslim CSOs. This was quite unprecedented. Riots have occurred in India before but the Ambassador has not been summoned for these issues.

Indonesia conveyed the concerns of society on the riots. A few days. Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) supreme council secretary-general Yahya Cholil Staquf (left) posing for a photo with Pope Francis in Vatican City on Jan. (Handout/-) share this article.

NAHDLATUL ULAMA (NU) The organization of the Nahdlatul Ulama (Revival of the Religious Scholars), or NU, was founded on 31 January as a countermovement to the increasingly successful reformist Muhammadiyah organization.

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Nearly 5, miles from the birthplace of Islam, Indonesia, the nation with the world’s largest Muslim population, has been widely seen as proof that Islam.

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The current initiative by Nahdlatul Ulama (N.U.)—a traditionalist organization with an estimated membership of over 40 million—to promote globally the notion of Islam Nusantara (Islam of the Indonesian Archipelago) aims to spread, both locally and globally—and to the Arab Middle East in particular—a multifaceted message of a tolerance and moderation in an effort to counter religious.

Traditionalism, exemplified by the civil society organization Nahdlatul Ulama, is known as an ardent advocate of Islam Nusantara; a distinctive brand of Islam that has undergone interaction, contextualization, indigenization, interpretation and vernacularization in line with socio-cultural conditions in Indonesia.

Nahdlatul Ulama, or Awakening of Islamic Scholars, was founded in amid concerns among traditional clerics in what was then the Dutch East Indies about the growing influence of Islamic puritanism from Saudi Arabia, Known as Wahhabism.

The group now boasts 50 million followers, making it the world's largest Sunni Islam organisation. Muhammadiyah (Arabic: محمدية ‎, followers of Muhammad.

full name: Persyarikatan Muhammadiyah) is a major Islamic non-governmental organization in Indonesia. The organization was founded in by Ahmad Dahlan in the city of Yogyakarta as a reformist socioreligious movement, advocating ijtihad - individual interpretation of Qur'an and sunnah, as opposed to taqlid - the acceptance of.

Nahdlatul Ulama has more than 40 million members. SinceSaudi Arabia has been using education to quietly spread its form of Islam in Indonesia, the.

Above all, there seems to be a fear among administrators that “traditional” Islam in Indonesia is changing. According to the dean, “This is becoming a common phenomenon in Indonesia.