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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Anxiety

Religion sometimes appears terrifying because it is anxious about mankind. In 16th-century Elizabethan England, when the Puritans were beginning to infiltrate the body of Protestantism, preachers saw the Devil everywhere: on Sundays, on ordinary days, in clothing, drinks and in enjoyment. Particularly in the theatre.

The playhouses, said John Northbrooke, an empassioned preacher, are where Satan moves speedily. There, he wrote in a pamphlet in 1577, the Devil…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Religion in the Runoff

Rebranding Basuki

The BasukiDjarot campaign team is working on Muslim voters who casted their ballots for Agus Harimurti in East and South Jakarta. Religious pilgrimages are being offered to attract them.

Speaking to about 200 residents of Cipinang, Tubagus Ace Hasan Syadzily joked about voter fears of giving their voice for Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), the incumbent Jakarta governor who happens to be a Christian.