The free market of 'da'wahtainment'
Azis Anwar Fachrudin
Holds an MA degree from the Center for Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies (CRCS) of Gadjah Mada University
Concerns have loomed over how Islamic teachings reach audiences on TV. Controversies, too, have shrouded the credibility and lifestyle of the ustadz(Islamic teacher).
A few weeks ago, for example, a young ustadz told his predominantly older female audience, and many more outside the TV studio, that the biggest pleasure Muslims would receive in paradise was a sex party...
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