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  • Paperback
  • 412
  • The Religion of Java
  • Clifford Geertz
  • English
  • 06 October 2019
  • 9780226285108

10 thoughts on “The Religion of Java

  1. says:

    A wide ranging look at the fascinatingly diverse syncretic melange of religion in Java Inevitably the most inte

  2. says:

    First book I read on Indonesia as an undergraduate studentgot me hooked

  3. says:

    This book is based on Clifford Geertz b1926 PhD Thesis written between 1951 1952 and submitted in 1956 I certainly admire his effort to document the Javanese culture and provide as most important sources into the understanding of JavaneseHowever as this is a scientific document we also need to see the methodology that he used in his study As a trained anthropologist he used the Thematic Apperception Test TAT the best he

  4. says:

    I appreciate the tremendous wok that has crept into the writing of this book I especially enjoyed the many notes o

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    it's one of the hallmark Geertz made in his work perhaps even the most recognized one at least among Indonesianist but as has been noted by many critics his rich elaboration has simplify the diverse accents of Islam as embraced by Javanese people

  6. says:

    Here is the book that introduced the infamous typology the religious minded santri the secularized traditionalist abangan and the p

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    Uniue but still debatable

  8. says:

    Not a lightweight read lots of great information and stories to illustrate his findings A good reference on a highly specialized topic

  9. says:

    This book was modern in its time Nowadays the santri's fanaticism seems mild compared to contemporary extreme practice in the name of religion

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Written with a rare combination of analysis and speculation this comprehensive study of Javanese religion is one of the few The Religion MOBI #224 books on the religion of a non Western people which emphasizes variation and conflict in beli. This book is based on Clifford Geertz b1926 PhD Thesis written between 1951 1952 and submitted in 1956 I certainly admire his effort to document the Javanese culture and provide as most important sources into the understanding of JavaneseHowever as this is a scientific document we also need to see the methodology that he used in his study As a trained anthropologist he used the Thematic Apperception Test TAT the best he can do to obtain understanding His theory is that culture is complicated as so many symbols that used So this should not be seen as right or wrong but as the beginning of in depth research in Indonesian cultureThe most important lesson that I learn from this book is I think is written in the last part of this book where he mentions about conflict and integration especially in term of changes The abangan santri and priyayi most likely will no longer operate with traditional effectiveness and forced contact between the two world views occurThis book consists of three parts 1 Abangan 2 Santri and 3 Priyayi Part 1 is very detail describing the javanese culture as Indonesian I learned about javanese culture from this book if the purpose of science is to preserve humanity then Geertz already make big achievement here Part 2 is complicated as it tries to contrast between traditional NU and modernist Muhammadiyah Part 3 is clearer as it try to contrast an art aspect from traditional abangan and educated priyayi

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About the Author: Clifford Geertz

Clifford James Geertz was an American anthropologist and served until his death as professor emeritus at the Institute for Advanced The Religion MOBI :à Study Princeton New Jersey.