The history of Vatican


A resignation of Pope Benedict have ignite my curiosity about Catholic Churches. Though the Vatican is a famous icon for Christianity, its name existed long before the advent of the religion. The name was first given to one of the hills on the side of the Tiber River, which is opposite to the Seven Hills … Continue reading The history of Vatican

Deleting Christian related post


I am going to delete my provocative post related to Christianity which I write to counter one stupid Evangelist who think she is too good and know everything about my religion. That time, I was too new with blog, and I still don’t expect to have 3 years old blog and still working. Thanks to … Continue reading Deleting Christian related post

Indonesia’s Muslim schools draw Christians


Where can one find schools run by a Muslim organisation, the majority of whose students are non-Muslims? Christian-Muslim relations in Indonesia are too often associated with conflict, disharmony and hostility, thus, it might be surprising for many to learn that such schools exist in different parts of Indonesia. In some Christian Indonesian enclaves, Muhammadiyah (literally … Continue reading Indonesia’s Muslim schools draw Christians

Prof. Al-Attas’ view on the polemical usage of the word "Allah" by non-Muslims


On December 13, 2009, during the Worldview of Islam Seminar organized by the Assembly of Muslim Intellectuals or Himpunan Keilmuan Muda (HAKIM), there was a question being posted to Professor Al-Attas regarding the polemical usage of the word "Allah" by the non-Muslims. Below is the transcript of his brief-but-yet-concise enlightening remarks. As a word of … Continue reading Prof. Al-Attas’ view on the polemical usage of the word "Allah" by non-Muslims