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Title Islam and the limits of the state : reconfigurations of practice, community and authority in contemporary Aceh / edited by R. Michael Feener, David Kloos, Annemarie Samuels
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 249 pages)
Series Leiden studies in Islam and society ; volume 3
Leiden studies in Islam and society ; v. 3.
Contents State shari'a and its limits / R. Michael Feener -- Hikmah and narratives of change: how different temporalities shape the present and the future in post-tsunami Aceh / Annemarie Samuels -- Sinning and ethical improvement in contemporary Aceh / David Kloos -- Women's rights activists and the drafting process of the Islamic criminal law code (qanun jinayat) / Kristina Grossmann -- Local women's NGOs and the reform of Islamic law in Aceh: the case of mispi / Dina Afrianty -- Teungku inong dayah: female religious leaders in contemporary Aceh / Eka Srimulyani -- Muslim punks and state shari'a / Reza Idria -- Practices and perceptions of shari'a reinforcement in Banda Aceh: the wilayatul hisbah and local communities / Benjamin Otto and Jan Michiel Otto -- "That is Jakarta's project": views from the Acehnese diaspora on shari'a, self-determination and political conspiracy / Antje Missbach
Summary This book examines the relationship between the state implementation of Sharia and diverse lived realities of everyday Islam in contemporary Aceh, Indonesia. With chapters covering topics ranging from NGOs and diaspora politics to female ulama and punk rockers, the volume opens new perspectives on the complexity of Muslim discourse and practice in a society that has experienced tremendous changes since the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. These detailed accounts of and critical reflections on how different groups in Acehnese society negotiate their experiences and understandings of Islam highlight the complexity of the ways in which the state is both a formative and a limited force with regard to religious and social transformation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Islam and state -- Indonesia -- Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam
Islamic law -- Indonesia -- Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Political Advocacy.
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
Islam and state.
Islamic law.
Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (Indonesia)
Indonesia -- Aceh.
Form Electronic book
Author Feener, R. Michael, editor
Kloos, David, editor.
Samuels, Annemarie, editor.
ISBN 9789004304864