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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...