"Examines the management of religion in Indonesia. It discusses how Christianity has developed in Indonesia, how the state, though Muslim in outlook and culture, is nevertheless formally secular, and how the principal Christian church, the Java Christian Church, has adapted its practices to fit local circumstances"-- Provided by publisher.
Formatted Contents Note
1. The landscape of Christianity in modern Indonesia 2. Defining "religious" in Indonesia : toward a neither an Islamic nor a secular state 3. Conversion to minority : violence and the state management of religion 4. Missions without missionaries : social dimension of church growth in Muslim Java 5. The white cross in Muslim Java : Muslim-Christian dimension of politics in the Javanese city of Salatiga 6. Falling in love and changing gods : inter-religious marriage and religious conversion in Java.