Perspective

Terrorism from the perspective of identity politics

“Tterrorism is born out of an identity crisis as a result of a complex situation that has made the terrorists unable to behave like normal people.”

The apocalyptic logic behind suicide bombings

What kind of parents could strap bombs onto their children’s bodies and lead them to commit suicide together? What kind of logic implanted in their minds?

Nalar Apokaliptik di Balik Aksi Bom Bunuh Diri

Bagaimana bisa orang tua tega melilitkan sabuk bom di tubuh anak-anak mereka untuk bersama-sama bunuh diri? Nalar kekerasan apa yang ada di kepala para “penjemput kematian” ini?

Why are there “terrorist families”?

The public were shocked by the “terrorist families” in Surabaya bombings. But history shows, these so-called terrorist families are not a new phenomenon.

Marking the First International Day of Living Together in Peace, May 16, 2018

A newly UN-recognized international day, proposed by Algeria, initiated by the International Association of the Sufi Alawiyya.

The Decolonization of Adat Communities: Notes from PGI’s 2018 Seminar on Religions

Notes from the 33rd Seminar on Religions held by the Council of Churches in Indonesia (Persekutuan Gereja-Gereja di Indonesia/PGI) on March 2018, in Parapat, North Sumatera.