Education and the pursuit of knowledge are central to Islam. The aim of education in Islam is to 'produce good Muslims with an understanding of Islamic rules of behaviour and a strong knowledge of and commitment to the faith' (Halstead 2004:520). This paper aims to introduce Islamic education in Indonesia to the non-expert, while also providing some food for thought for Indonesianists and those who are involved in education in Indonesia.
|Journal||Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|