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Prior, John (2011) Indonesia. In: Christianities in Asia. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, pp. 60-75. ISBN 978-1-4051-6090-2

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Abstract

An overview of Christianity in Indonesia, both Protestant and Catholic, and its relationships with the majority Muslim population, pointing out specific characteristics of each major area: Papua (dignity and identity), Ambon (conflict and reconciliation), Sulawesi (vibrant and vocal), Nusa Tenggara (Christian heartlands), Bali (a minority within a minority), Java (indigenous roots, education, art & music, makers & shakers), Jakarta (pietism and social engagement) and Sumatra (local roots, national leadership). The essay concludes by looking at future prospects.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Indonesia, Christianity, Papua, Ambon, Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara, Java, Jakarta, Sumatra.
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Applied Research
Subjects: C - Church History
D - Ecumenical Studies
D - Missiology
A - World Religions
College/Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Dr John Prior
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2015 04:30
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2015 04:30
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1706

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