Prof. Dr. Bernard Adeney-Risakotta



Prof. Dr. Bernard Adeney-Risakotta

Prof. Dr. Bernard T. Adeney-Risakotta is the International Representative of Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS), and professor of Ethics and Social Science in the same institution. He received his bachelor degree in Asian Studies and English Literature from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, while his master degree was obtained from the University of London, England, in Social Ethics and Asian Religions. Prof. Dr. Bernard T. Adeney-Risakotta’s doctoral degree was earned from the Graduate Theological Union at the University of California, Berkeley, in Religion and Society, Social Ethics and Political Science. His academic interests are mainly in Ethics, politics, society, and religious studies. Some of Prof. Dr. Bernard T. Adenay-Risakotta’s writings are:

  1. Modernitas, Agama dan Budaya Nenek Moyang di Indonesia  (Modernity, Religion and Culture in Indonesia) (mss. in preparation)
  2. Etika Sosial Lintas Budaya (Cross Cultural Social Ethics) (Yogyakarta:  Kanisius, 2000)
  3. Strange Virtues: Ethics in a Multicultural World (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1995)
  4. Just War, Political Realism & Faith (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, American Theological Library Association Monograph 24, 1988)
  5. Globalization and Religion in Indonesia” in Globalization and Religion: Friend or Foes? (Yogyakarta: CRCS, UGM, awaiting publication).
  6. “Ambivalensi Teknologi” in Ilmu, Etika dan Agama (Yogyakarta:  Mizan/CRCS, 2006)
  7. “Teologi Bencana –Pendahuluan” in Teologi Bencana – Pergumulan Iman dalam Konteks Bencana Alam dan Bencana Sosial“, (Makassar: Oase Intim, Juli 2006)
  8. “Globalization, Religion and Fundamentalism” (Huissen, Netherlands: Globalethics.net, August 27-30 2006, internet publication)
  9. “Power from Below:  Deconstructing the Dominant Paradigm”, in Asian Journal of Social Science, Vol. 33.1, March 2005.
  10. “Indonesian Reflections on the Paradigm of Power”, in The Modern Prince and the Modern Rishi: Rethinking Power and Freedom, edited by Ananta Kumar Giri (Madras: Sage Publishers)
  11. “NU dan Kekuasaan dari Bawah”, in Jurnal Al Adabiya, Vol. 1. No. 1, August, 2005.
  12. “Political Islam and Globalization: Muslim-Christian Relations in Indonesia” in Radix Journal, May, 2005.
  13. “The Impact of September 11 on Islam in Southeast Asia,” in K.S. Nathan & Mohammad Hashim Kamali, eds., Islam in Southeast Asia: Political, Social, and Strategic Challenges for the 21st Century (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2004)
  14. “Wawancara: Masa Depan Indonesia,” in Kompas, 11 January 2004
  15. “Diskriminasi Agama dan Ketakutan di Indonesia” in Pensyil Majalah Dialog Kristen-Islam, Edisi 4, 2004
  16. “Understanding the Challenge of Political Islam” in Perspectives on Doctrinal and Strategic Implications of Global Islam, Trends in Southeast Asia series: 12(2003), (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies)
  17. “Religion and Power in Indonesia,” International Institute for Asian Studies Newsletter (Leiden: IIAS, April 2003)
  18. “Mendialogkan Ilmu Sosial dan Humaniora dengan Ilmu Agama:  Tantangan Pengembangan Kajian Islam” Hermeneia: Jurnal Kajian Islam Interdisipliner, Vol. 2, No. 1, Januari-Juni, 2003 (Yogyakarta:  PPS, IAIN Sunan Kalijaga)
  19. “Agama dan Politik: Interaksi dalam Sejarah Dunia Umumnya dan Indonesia Khususnya” Jurnal Teologi Gema Duta Wacana (Yogyakarta: UKDW, belum)
  20. “Siapa Mau Membela Kenaikan Harga?” Kompas (10 Januari, 2003), h. 4.
  21. “Dinamika Internal dalam Kristen dan Relevansinya bagi Hubungan Agama-agama di Indonesia” in Dinamika Agama-Agama di Indonesia (Yogyakarta: IAIN Sunan Kalijaga dan LITBANG, Depag RI, 2003)
  22. “Etika Sosial dalam Era Kegelisahan Indonesia: Perspektif Kristen” in Sejarah, Teologi dan Etika Agama-Agama, Pengantar H. Moch. Qasim Mathar (Yogyakarta: Interfidei, Nov. 2003).
  23. “Gereja Menyongsong Kebenaran,” Jurnal STT INTIM (Makasar: STT INTIM, 2002)
  24. “Teori Kekuasaan dari Bawah,” Renai Jurnal Politik Lokal dan Sosial-Humaniora (Pustaka Percik, 2002).
  25. “Evolusi Spiritual sebagai Persyaratan Masyarakat Sekular?” Renai Jurnal Politik Lokal dan Sosial-Humaniora (Pustaka Percik, Tahun II, No. 3-4, Juli-Oktober, 2002).
  26. “Refleksi Teologis: Otonomi Daerah dan Persatuan Bangsa,” Majalah Refleksi (Solo: Yayasan Bimbingn Kesejahteraan Sosial, 2001)
  27. “Strange Virtues: the Narrative of a Javanese Muslim Shaman,” Renai Jurnal Politik Lokal dan Sosial-Humaniora (Pustaka Percik, Tahun 1, No. 3, Juli 2001)
  28. “Apa yang Dapat Dilakukan Gereja Menanggapi Situasi Indonesia Saat Ini?” (Yogyakarta: Buletin LPPS, 2001)
  29. “Tangled Memories:  Christian Identity in Indonesia” in Dialog Agama Abraham (Yogyakarta: Interfidei, 2001; also published in India)
  30. “Civil Society dan Abrahamic Religions” dalam Masyarakat Sipil yang Pluralistik (Yogyakarta: Pusat Studi Agama-Agama, Duta Wacana University Press, 2000)
  31. “Membangun Gereja ke Arah Civil Society:  Asas-Asas Pembangunan Jemaat” Penuntun Journal (Vol., No., November, 2000).
  32. “Bergereja di Era Global:  Perspectif Teologi Kontekstual di Indonesia Saat Ini” in HUT 1 Abad, GKJ Purworkejo (Purworkejo: GKJ, 2000)
  33. “Pendidikan dan Pembebasan: Tanggapan Etika Sosial Kritis terhadap Karya Paulo Friere,” Majalah Basis (Yogyakarta: Kanisius, Vol., No., 2000)
  34. “Etika Sosial dalam Era Kegelisahan Indonesia,” dalam Bergumul Dalam Pengharapan:Struggling in Hope, edited oleh F. Suleeman (Jakarta: BPK Gunung Mulia, 1999)
  35. “Human Rights in Indonesia –1999” Human Rights Update (Louisville:  PCUSA, 1999).
  36. “Etika Sosial dalam Beragam Agama di Tengah Masyarakat Pancasila” dalam Buku Kenangan HUT ke 65 GKP (Cirebon: GKP, 1999).
  37. “Reformasi Gereja dan HAM,” Orientasi Baru: Jurnal Filsafat dan Teologi, No. 11, Tahun 1998, p. 60-75 (Yogyakarta: Kanisius, 1998)
  38. “Tuhan yang Bhinneka Tunggal Ika: Allah Tri-Tunggal dalam Konteks Agama-Agama dan Politik Indonesia,” Journal Ilmiah Duta Wacana Vol. 1/1 (Yogyakarta: Duta Wacana University Press. 1998).
  39. “Reformasi: Apa itu?” Gema Jurnal Teologi, (Yogyakarta: Duta Wacana Press, 1998).
  40. “Etika Politik Lintas Budaya” Sasmita: Agama dan Politik, No. 1 Tahn I, April, 1996.
  41. “Penderitaan Allah” Penuntun Journal Vol.  , No.  , April, 1996.
  42. “Heterogenitas dan Kepedulian Sosial”, Majalah Dia, (Jakarta: Perkantas, Edisi 6/96).
  43. “Secularization” (Survey article), in Dictionary of Asian Christianity (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1996).
  44. “Tantangan dan Dampak Kebudayaan Modern dan Pasca-Modern”, Penuntun Journal, Vol. 1, No. 4, July-Sept., 1995, (Jakarta: Gereja Kristen Indonesia Jawa Barat).
  45. “Polygamy: How many Wives in the Kingdom of God,” Transformation Journal, Jan/95.
  46. “Global Ethics” (umbrella article), Dictionary of Christian Ethics and Pastoral Theology (Downers Grove, IL and Leicester, England: Inter-Varsity Press, 1994).
  47. “Proportion, Doctrine of,” Dictionary of Christian Ethics and Pastoral Theology (Downers Grove, IL and Leicester, England: Inter-Varsity Press, 1994).
  48. “Liberalism Protects Dignity of Indonesians,” Jakarta Post, March 1, 1994, p. 1.
  49. “Why does Indonesia have such a Problem with Leadership Succession?,” Jakarta Post, 28/4, 1994.
  50. “The Dark Side of Technology,” Transformation Journal, April-June, 1994.
  51. “Dimensi-Dimensi Religius dalam Penerapan Teknologi” (Religious Dimensions in the Application of Technology), Bina Darma Jurnal No. 39, Tahun Ke-10, 1992.
  52. “Arus Globalisasi dan Peranan Agama” (Globalization and the Role of Religion), Gita Kampus, No. 76, Th. VII, Nov., 1992.
  53. “Western Ethical Theory and Indonesian Ethics,” Kritis Jurnal, 3, IV, Jan, 1990.
  54. “Liberation Theology in North America,” in Dictionary of Christianity in America (Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 1990).Review article on Urbanization in Asia: Spatial Dimensions and Policy Issues, Frank J. Costa, et. al., eds., Urban Mission Journal, Spring, 1990.
  55. “Living on the Edge: Christian Ethics Inside San Quentin Prison,” Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. VI, No. 2, 1988.
  56. “Is Nuclear Deterrence Acceptable?,” Transformation Journal, Jan-March, 1988,  5/1
  57. “Current Counterforce Policy is Neither Proportionate Nor Discriminate,” Transformation Journal, Jan.-March, 1988, Vol. 5, No. 1.
  58. “Political Ethics: A Critical Examination of Liberation Theology’s Ethical Methodology” Journal of Quaker Religious Thought, Fall/Winter, 1986, XXII/1/2, 1986.