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...

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...

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,...

Female Circumcision in the Local Tradition

by: Ala’i Nadjib  Circumcision in the Javanese coastal language, the district of Jepara-Pati-Rembang and surrounding areas, is often referred in term nyelamake. Not knowing the...

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...

Do not Force a Girl to be a Mother . ....

By: Najmatul Millah *) Child marriage or often called early marriage has become an international’s concern and endeavor to eliminate it. According to the data...

Smart Students Use Technology to Let Them Move On

By: Isthiqonita As an alumna of a pesantren in district of Garut, the writer is quite experienced in students’ daily life. Speaking about pesantren, there...

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...

Father’s Involvement in Preparing the Presence of the Baby

By: Muhammad Saeroni*) Children are the mandate of God given to both parents. It means that both parents are obliged to take care of, nurture,...

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...