Thousands Participants from 14 Countries Enthusiastically Attending Cross-Cultural Religious Literacy International Webinar

Photo: Budi Setiamarga (Moderator), Dr. Alwi Shihab, Dr. Chris Seiple, and Dr. Minhas Majeed KhanIL News 005/2021   Webinar on Cross-Cultural Religious Literacy Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 The Nahdlatul Ulama University of Indonesia (UNUSIA) and the Leimena Institute...

Is Alles Goed, What Else Is Needed?

IL News 004/2021 On March 4th, 2021, Matius Ho, Executive Director of the Leimena Institute, spoke on a panel discussion organized by Indonesian Christian Student Movement (GMKI), themed "Understanding Johannes Leimena Thinking Movement".Dr. Johannes...

Building Religious Moderation, Building World Civilization

IL News 003/2021Medan, 19 February 2021 Prof. Alwi Shihab, Senior Fellow of the Leimena Institute, was one the speakers at Religious Moderation Seminar and Book Launching titled "Building Religious Moderation, Building World Civilization" on February 19th,...

2020 Imam Muhammad Abduh International Prize

IL News 002/2021 Cairo Center for Strategic Studies (CCSS) announced that Prof. Dr. Alwi Shihab - Senior Fellow of the Leimena Institute, Indonesian President's Special Envoy to the Middle East and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OKI)...

Honor the Meeting Points, Respect the Differences

IL News 001/2021 Webinar on Abrahamic Faith Education Monday, January 18th, 2021Can education play a role in building relationship within Abrahamic Family? If yes, what kind of education that honor meeting points and respect the differences in this...
Is Alles Goed, What Else Is Needed?

Is Alles Goed, What Else Is Needed?

IL News 004/2021 On March 4th, 2021, Matius Ho, Executive Director of the Leimena Institute, spoke on a panel discussion organized by Indonesian Christian Student Movement (GMKI), themed "Understanding Johannes Leimena Thinking Movement".Dr. Johannes...

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2020 Imam Muhammad Abduh International Prize

2020 Imam Muhammad Abduh International Prize

IL News 002/2021 Cairo Center for Strategic Studies (CCSS) announced that Prof. Dr. Alwi Shihab - Senior Fellow of the Leimena Institute, Indonesian President's Special Envoy to the Middle East and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OKI)...

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Honor the Meeting Points, Respect the Differences

Honor the Meeting Points, Respect the Differences

IL News 001/2021 Webinar on Abrahamic Faith Education Monday, January 18th, 2021Can education play a role in building relationship within Abrahamic Family? If yes, what kind of education that honor meeting points and respect the differences in this...

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Interfaith Dialogue between Abrahamic Religions

Interfaith Dialogue between Abrahamic Religions

IL News 033/2020 November  24th, 2020 Interfaith dialogue between Abrahamic religions, in this case Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, could serve as a model to learn how to acknowledge and respect our commonalities and differences, despite a long history...

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Responsible Citizenship in Religious Society

Responsible Citizenship in Religious Society

IL News 031/2020 “Christians are part of Indonesian, part of plural society, hence need to be involved”, said Matius Ho, MS, Executive Director of the Leimena Institute, to webinar participants held by Yayasan Lembaga Sabda, a Christian non-profit...

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What Happens in United Arab Emirates?

What Happens in United Arab Emirates?

IL News 030/2020 International Webinar hosted byIndonesian Ministry of Religious Affairs and the Leimena Institute Tuesday, November 24th 2020 Do you know there are mosque, church, and synagogue in the same complex, located in the capital's heart of a...

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Collective Efforts for World Peace

Collective Efforts for World Peace

IL News 029/2020 International Webinar hosted by the Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia and the Leimena Institute(Tuesday, October 27th, 2020) Coexistence on earth is similar to coexistence in a large cruise. If there is a conflict...

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Studying Qibla Together

Studying Qibla Together

IL News 028/2020 International Webinar hosted by the Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia and the Leimena Institute(Wednesday, October 21st, 2020) The Abrahamic religious family is the three religions - Christianity, Islam, and...

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Does Indonesia Not Need Tolerance?

Does Indonesia Not Need Tolerance?

IL News 026/2020October 9th, 2020Puansari Siregar from the Leimena Institute was the facilitator in Ethical Discussion held by Indonesian Conference on Religion and Peace (ICRP) on October 9th, 2020. This bi-weekly discussion is ICRP's effort to build the...

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Pancasila: Narration and Action

Pancasila: Narration and Action

IL News 025/2020   For many of us, Pancasila course is classified as lowest priority - if not important. Can't blame anyone for this, due to previous learning experience by memorizing. It's a public secret! The state is aware of it, and continuously...

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Johannes Leimena as Role Model

Johannes Leimena as Role Model

IL News 024/2020 Friday, August 14th, 2020Zoom Webinar The Leimena Institute, represented by Budi Setiamarga, was invited by History Subject Teachers' Forum (MGMP) at Penabur Jakarta Christian High School to share "Role of Johannes Leimena in Politic,...

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Are Indonesian Women Independent?

Are Indonesian Women Independent?

IL News 023/2020This title was discussed at Interfaith Discussion organized by Indonesian Islam Students Movement Corps, Samarinda city, at August 21st, 2020. It was held as reflection on Indonesia 75th Independence Day. Diajeng Laily Hidayati, Head of...

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Peace in Heaven, Peace on Earth

Peace in Heaven, Peace on Earth

IL News 019/2020 2 July 2020 The Youth of GPKP invited Budi Setiamarga from Leimena Institute to a fun talk at Inspirational Class Webinar with the topic "Peace in Heaven, Peace on Earth".It was held on Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 from 8 PM until 9.30 PM via...

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Being Religious in Public Space of Pancasila

Being Religious in Public Space of Pancasila

IL News 018/2020 9 July 2020 What is the "Public Space of Pancasila"? What do religions teach of their roles in such public space? How is religious life as implementation of Pancasila in public space? Those are several questions discussed via Zoom Webinar...

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