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Young generation to lead redefinition of Indonesian Islam – Zacky Umam

31 Jul – The founders of Muhammadiyah and Nahdatul Ulama (NU) were the product of late 19th century Islamic encounters with modernity and colonialism. Both the founder of Muhammadiyah, Kyai (revered cleric) Ahmad Dahlan (as Muhammad Darwish is better known) and NU founder Hashim Asyari were well trained under many renowned teachers in Mecca, including those from Jawi or Java. The August congresses of Muhammadiyah…

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