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The Workshop for Morality: The Islamic Creativity of Pesantren Daarut Tauhid in Bandung, Java

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Title: The Workshop for Morality: The Islamic Creativity of Pesantren Daarut Tauhid in Bandung, Java
Author(s): Solahudin, Dindin
Publisher: Canberra, ACT: ANU ePress
Series/Report no.: Islam in Southeast Asia
Description: 
This volume is a remarkable study of a most unusual pesantren. Officially known as Pesantren Daarut Tauhid, this pesantren was located in Bandung and flourished at the beginning of a period of Islamic resurgence in Indonesia. More commonly referred to as the Bengkel Akhlaq, this ‘Workshop for Morality’ exerted a special appeal to groups of young urban Muslims, particularly students. Its founder was H. K. Abdullah Gymnastiar, popularly known as Aa Gym, who later went on to become one of Indonesia’s most important Muslim preachers and television celebrities. The Workshop for Morality is a superb work of both historical and ethnographic relevance that reflects the capacity of its author, Dindin Solahudin, to capture a critical moment in the development of Islam in contemporary Indonesian society.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/58786
ISBN: 9781921313677 (online)

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