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Indonesian Missions
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[German Version]

Indonesian churches are limited in performing their missionary task by edicts issued by the ministry of religion in 1978 which prohibit “oral propaganda,” the “distribution of printed materials,” the use of material “means of enticement” or visiting the homes of fellow-citizens of recognized religions (Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Christianity). On the other hand, the state calles upon adherents of the so-called tribal religions to join one of the recognized religions. The Indone…

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Becker, Dieter, “Indonesian Missions”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10385>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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