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Reformed Islam: Between hatred and critical thinking

  • M. Syafi’i Anwar

Cambridge, Massachusetts | Tue, May 29 2012 | 09:04 am

PREMIUM Are Indonesian Muslims committed to a reformed Islam? This question arose during an informal discussion among Indonesian post-graduate students at Harvard’s Science Center cafe recently.

It was not easy to answer that question as they had recently been following the Irshad Manji saga and the increasing threat of Muslim hard-liners in Indonesia.

Along with the hard-liners’ succe...