Conversion to Ahmadiyya in Indonesia: Winning Hearts through Ethical and Spiritual Appeals

@article{Burhani2014ConversionTA,
  title={Conversion to Ahmadiyya in Indonesia: Winning Hearts through Ethical and Spiritual Appeals},
  author={Ahmad Najib Burhani},
  journal={Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={657 - 690}
}
  • A. Burhani
  • Published 1 November 2014
  • Philosophy
  • Sojourn: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia
What is the manner in which Qadiani Ahmadiyya have propagated their beliefs and teachings to Indonesian Muslims and the factors that have attracted people to this movement and led them to convert to Ahmadiyya? What are the social implications of conversion? There is a perception that people’s receptiveness to Ahmadiyya is due mainly to its modernist character. But for Indonesians Qadiani’s most attractive feature is not its modernist stance, but rather its followers’ belief in the coming of the… 
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