The Happy Family in the Perspective of KH. Ali Yafie

By: Helmi Ali Prof. KH. Ali Yafie  is well known as a religious leader with numbers of creation, also one of  the well-known ulama, also...

Sattar Edhi, A Humanitarian Servant without Robe

Abdul Sattar Edhi is not only the pride of Pakistan, but also the Islamic world.  The founder of Edhi Foundation had realized the value...

ISLAMIC FEMINISM a la Amina Wadud Muhsin

by: Ali Mujib Amina Wadud is a woman who shocked Muslim world by allowing and making herself the Imam and Khatib of Friday praying in...

Nyai Khoiriyah Hasyim: Pioneer of Women Educators in Pesantren

By: Rika Iffati Farihah In the part of conclusion of her article entitled “The Main Points of Lecture on the Understanding Among Madzahib (Islamic Schools...

Reading Religious Text in Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd’s Style

By : Maman Abdurrahman Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd is not a strange name in the eyes of progressive thinkers in Indonesia. He is known with...

Mairil : From Imam Syafi’i until Robert K. Merton

By : Muhyiddin Depe  For some people, talking about mairil is a taboo. How come, talking about mairil means talking about pesantren (boarding school). While...

Mullah Sadra: toward the Path of Light

By: Nurkhayati Aida People known him as Mullah Sadra, the founder of the third school of Islamic philosophy - Hikmah Muta'alliyah. Born by the name...

Asghar Ali Engineer: Because Revelation is Not Contradictory with Reason

By: Risma Hikmawati Born in an elite religious community milieu which later on so close with the gross exploitation in the name of religion, make...

Is KB an ‘Obligation’ For Women?

by: Neng Hannah Mat (a pseudonym), admitted having a conflict with her husband after giving birth to two daughters from their marriage. Her husband...

Let’s Get Back to the Ultimate Goal of Marriage

By Leli Nurohmah The writer has interviewed several women in regard to the issues of marriage. The answers given are diverse, among others: "For me,...