Film Bertema Agama dan Budaya di Indonesia – Caranya?


Setiap kita, pada dasarnya, menyukai film, apapun jenis genre-nya. Baik itu kartun, animasi, aksi, petualangan, misteri, horor, termasuk film bertema reliji atau agama dan budaya. Namun, pertanyannya, film seperti apa yang telah atau kita tonton itu? Lantas, seberapa jauh film bisa berpengaruh pada hidup kita? Kenapa pula sebuah film wajib dikaji terlebih dahulu oleh pakar … Continue reading Film Bertema Agama dan Budaya di Indonesia – Caranya?

Fulbright: International Night 2012 – “Fusion of Cultures”


I found a great pleasure and an excitement when I involved in the event called as the International Night 2012 at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. This event was conducted as a way for the International Students and Scholars Services Officers to build and help students to engage together in one international activity. Coming from a country … Continue reading Fulbright: International Night 2012 – “Fusion of Cultures”

Ramadhan dan Idul Fitri di Edwardsville, Amerika Serikat 2012


Pengalaman Ramadhan kali ini cukup berbeda dengan pengalaman Ramadhan yang biasanya saya alami sewaktu saya tinggal di Indonesia. Biasanya, saya pergi ke Mesjid Al-Hidayah yang lokasinya berada persis di dekat rumah, yakni hanya berjarak sekitar 50 meter saja. Cukup dengan jalan kaki, sampai menuju ke Mesjid. Postingan kali ini, saya akan berbagi pengalaman mengenai hal-hal … Continue reading Ramadhan dan Idul Fitri di Edwardsville, Amerika Serikat 2012

The Beauty I feel when I am being a Muslim (March 7, 2012)


Well, people may have different point of view in terms of how they believe in something, especially believing in something known as "God". I was actually born from a family where my parents adore Islam and Allah SWT.  I am an Indonesian as well. Yes, what a big deal to be an Indonesian, right? Living … Continue reading The Beauty I feel when I am being a Muslim (March 7, 2012)

Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia


Hefner, Robert W., ed. Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islāmic Education in Southeast Asia. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2009. Based on the information provided, this book “grew out of a research project that began in December 2004 and ended in January 2007, funded by the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) in Seattle, … Continue reading Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia