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Commentary: ‘Pribumi’ faiths shouldn’t be pariah in their own country

  • Ary Hermawan

Jakarta | Tue, November 14 2017 | 12:12 am

PREMIUM In many parts of the world, the debate over what constitutes a religion is just a matter of semantics, whereas the words “faith” and “religion” are often used interchangeably. As the old saying goes, one’s superstition is another man’s religion.

But in Indonesia, the subject has long become a contentious political issue that could determine whether or not one could be elected p...