Longing for Ummah: From New Order Muslim to Reformasi Muslim in Indonesian Islamic novel, 1998-2004

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Bancha Ratmanee


This research article aims to study the emotive of post-New Order Indonesian Muslims through the Indonesian Islamic novel Perempuan Berkalung Sorban and Ayat-Ayat Cinta published during 1998-2004. It deploys William Reddy’s historical method and emotive framework to explore the historical dynamics of Indonesian Muslim sentiments. The study found that Indonesian Islamic novels reveal a new emotive and a new Indonesian Muslim Ummah based on Islamic moral and gender equality, unlike the New Order era where the power and role of men over women.

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Ratmanee, B. (2023). Longing for Ummah: From New Order Muslim to Reformasi Muslim in Indonesian Islamic novel, 1998-2004. Connexion: Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 12(1), Article ID: 264865. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/MFUconnexion/article/view/264865
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