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?

Response toward the “Innoncent of Muslims” made by Sam Bacille, 2012


Respecting others mean respecting yourself I begin my writing for this time with these two statements of mine: A conflict can happen because of jokes that are inappropriate and out of contexts Free speech in a certain country might not lead into the same concept as it applies in other countries. Free speech should not … Continue reading Response toward the “Innoncent of Muslims” made by Sam Bacille, 2012

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

What does it mean to be a Muslim in Indonesia?


Indonesia is a country that has the largest Muslims population in the world. At least, this is what people in the United States know about Indonesia. Why the United States? Because this is one of the most intriguing countries in the world. I can say so because I have never been in this country before. … Continue reading What does it mean to be a Muslim in Indonesia?

How Islam is viewed in the West – A Book Review


Identity of the book: Title: “Membedah Islam di Barat: Menepis Tudingan Meluruskan Kesalahpahaman” (Understanding Islam in the West: Avoiding Prejudice Straightening Misunderstanding) Author: Alwi Shihab Publisher: PT. Gramedia Pustaka Utama Editor: Rumtini Suwarno Year of publication: 2004 First Impression ISBN 979-22-0680-9 Review of the content of the book This book has seven chapters, that are: … Continue reading How Islam is viewed in the West – A Book Review