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Christmas in Jakarta

By: Kenneth Yeung Criticising Jakarta’s shopping malls for their ostentatious Christmas displays is too easy. We can feel sickened by the crass commercialisation...

Re: Christianity in Indonesia – 2

Indonesia has become steadily more Islamic since Suharto's second term, notwithstanding the pseudo-secular Megawati (who actually aligned the PDI-P with the PPP and...

Re: Christianity in Indonesia – 1

A 12th Century Christian Egyptian record of churches suggest that a church was established in Barus, on the west coast of North Sumatra, a trading post known to have...

Baros, on the west coast of Sumatra

Christianity in Indonesia

By: Antony Sutton No-one can be quite sure when Christianity first reached the Indonesian archipelago. The earliest hint comes from a kind of handbook for early...

The Temple of Christ and the Sugar Factory: A Javanese Jesus

By: Reyhard Matheos Jesus never set foot on Java. At least, there’s no mention of him doing so in the bible. Yet, only 20 kilometers from Yogyakarta in a small village...