Nearly 40 percent of Indonesians live just above the national poverty line. These ‘near poor’ households are vulnerable to shocks.
Islam defines submitting to Allāh by way of tawheed, surrendering one’s full obedience to Him, and disavowing oneself from shirk (polytheism) and its people. It is inferred from this notion that Islam is comprehensive of 3 ranks: Islam, iman and ihsan, each rank has specific pillars to it.
Growing up in America there are subtle and inherited aspects of Christianity in society but religion is not a major factor in many people’s daily life. Since I was very young my grandmother would bring me to church on the weekends and there would be the regular Bible studies as well as summer camps. As […]