Selected Papers Archive

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Monday, September 29th, 2014
Reflective Essay Henry Luce Exchange Students Program 2014
Reflective Essay Henry Luce Exchange Students Program 2014
Whitney Smitherman Now that the LUCE fellowship program for the summer of 2014 has been completed, I have much to reflect on. I went to Indonesia with the purpose of trying to better understand how Islam adapts to modernization and to study the different approaches taken by Indonesia Muslims...
Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
Making Impact to the World*
Making Impact to the World*
Andreas Jonathan I thank God for giving me great blessing to study at Yale University for 5 months from January to May 2014 in a “sandwich program” of ICRS. It is a privilege for me to be at Yale University, one of the best universities in the world. Yale was founded in 1701 as the...
Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Sandwich Program and the American Academy of Religion 2013
Sandwich Program and the American Academy of Religion 2013
Nina Mariani Noor Arriving at the end of spring season, Boston welcomed me with its warmth atmosphere. I still could feel the warmth of the sun and beautiful colorful flowers which spread around the town. It was the second time for me to step my feet on the States, and really it gave me...
Thursday, February 6th, 2014
A Table in the Diaspora (A Reflective Essay)
A Table in the Diaspora (A Reflective Essay)
Elivette (Elly) Mendez Angulo Henry Luce Fellow (Fall 2013) Each season has a scent, a smell one associates with change. New England winters smell like cold, the air is so dry that it has only the faintest taint of a smell, usually of fireplaces and burnt wood. Inside some homes, those...
Wednesday, January 8th, 2014
Knowledge Shopping During Sandwich Program
Knowledge Shopping During Sandwich Program
Nihayatul Wafiroh This is not my first time in Boston. In 2007, I came here to participate in seminar on Women and Islam at the University of Massachusetts. That one week visit inspired me to apply for the sandwich program in Boston. In terms of atmosphere, Boston is similar to Jogjakarta. I...
Monday, November 26th, 2012
Imagining Diversity and Plurality
Imagining Diversity and Plurality
A Reflection Essay Roma Ulinnuha--ICRS-2009 Blessed with the end of summer and the breeze of fall, I have impressed the time when student could keenly involve their academic projects within society. What I mean here, albeit the different outcome of their sandwich program, one could...
Friday, January 27th, 2012
Religioclasm, Fanoclasm, Homoclasm
Religioclasm, Fanoclasm, Homoclasm
RELIGIOCLASM, FANOCLASM, HOMOCLASM By: Fransiskus Borgias M. Fransiskus Borgias M. The attack on a religious community is a crime because it is a kind of religioclasm, fanoclasm, and homoclasm. We have to reject such crimes among us. Last February (2011) there were three religious incidents. The...
Friday, May 6th, 2011
Merengkuh Merapi dengan Iman: Baseline Research tentang Pengalaman faith-based Civil Society dalam Pelayanan Korban Bancana Erupsi Merapi 2010-2011
Merengkuh Merapi dengan Iman: Baseline Research tentang Pengalaman faith-based Civil Society dalam Pelayanan Korban Bancana Erupsi Merapi 2010-2011
The sequence event of Merapi eruption in October-November 2010 has emerged new awareness of various things. The magnitude of the event and its massive effect towards every sector of life, the great numbers of victims with various stories surround them are the essential "source of learning" to gain...
Friday, May 6th, 2011
Spiritualitas untuk Rekonstruksi Diri Masyarakat Korban Merapi: Agency dan Survival Strategy dalam Merespon Bencana
Spiritualitas untuk Rekonstruksi Diri Masyarakat Korban Merapi: Agency dan Survival Strategy dalam Merespon Bencana
 In the context of actual society, modernity is often seen as an entity which has legitimacy upon dominant culture. Both local and traditional perspectives are often taken for granted in the solving method of social and cultural problems. Upon the issue of disaster, the fact shows that most of the...
Friday, May 6th, 2011
BLESSED BALLOTS: BLOC VOTING IN THE IGLESIA NI CRISTO AND THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH IN THE PHILIPPINES
BLESSED BALLOTS: BLOC VOTING IN THE IGLESIA NI CRISTO AND THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH IN THE PHILIPPINES
“Religious solidarity” is almost always a misnomer or sociological synecdote, inasmuch as what involves is never just belief or ideology, but involvement in and identification with a whole community... [T]he compellingness of that identification is never just a spiritual or ideological fact. It...
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