BOOK LAUNCHING “THE CULTUR OF INTERFAITH HARMONY IN INDONESIAN ISLAM” (Jakarta)

In Indonesia by

02Feb2016

At Jakarta

The Asia Foundation

To celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week, The Asia Foundation has especially produced a book “The Culture of Interfaith Harmony Week in Indonesian Islam” (please attached). This book (presents the concept of) shows the contribution of Islam and other religions in Indonesia in building religious harmony together too illustrate the reality of this interfaith harmony in Indonesia, photos are added showing Muslims, being the majority religion, in activities with those of other religions in Indonesia. The result shown is a culture of tolerance and peace in this country. These photos were taken in 28 cities in Indonesia – in Medan, Bukit Tinggi, Padang Panjang, Living Values Education for Achieving Social Inclusion and Equality (LVE for SIE) Workshop Activity Session after book discussion at State Islamic University, Yogyakarta 9 Padang,Banten, Jakarta, Bogor, Sumedang, Indramayu, Cirebon, Kendal, Semarang, Magelang, Yogyakarta, Solo, Gresik, Surabaya, Sumenep, Jombang, Ponorogo, Pontianak, Banjarmasin, Martapura, Bontang Kuala, Makassar, Bali, Lombok, Flores. This book has been discussed recently in the following campuses – On February 2, 2016, at Driyarkara (Catholic) School of Philosophy, Jakarta, on February, 17, 2016, at the State Islamic University in Bandung, West Java, and on February 27, 2016, at the State Islamic University of Yogyakarta, Central Java. And it will continue to be presented and discussed at the vast network of 54 campuses of the State Islamic Universities, throughout Indonesia. About the book, please find attached: WIHW book – part 1 and part 2

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