Salafi Dakwah in Indonesian Islam through the Radio of RODJA
The article describes Islamic proselytization (dakwah) on RODJA Radio by Salafi preachers (dai) among moderate and peaceful Islamic Indonesians. It seeks to study the content of dakwah aired by Radio RODJA 756 AM., the leading Salafi radio station located in Cileungsi, Bogor, West Java. This contribution focuses mainly on current legal, social, and political issues. Dakwah aired by RODJA Radio intends to return the Muslim ummah to a way of life that strictly follows the tradition of the Prophet Muhammad and the first three generations of Muslims. The Salafi radio station propagates an Islamic puritanism way of life that contradicts attitudes prevalent in modern life. RODJA Radio preachers demonstrate their reluctance to embrace modern ideas, such as democracy, human rights, women rights, and to some extent, art and education. This article reveals that the radio is a public sphere used by Salafi to spread the message of ‘Islamic Puritanism’ on Indonesian air.
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Interview with Ustadz Muhammad Ihsan on Thursday, 29 July 2016.
Interview with Dian Sudiana Fawwaz on Wednesday, 29 June 2016.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Wednesday, 6 April 2016, from around 05.30 to 07.00 am.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Tuesday, 12 April, at about 19.25.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Saturday, 11 March 2016, from around 18.30 to 20.00.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Tuesday, 15 March 2016, from around 05.30 to 07.00.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Wednesday, 23 March 2016, from around 16.30 to 18.00.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Saturday, 26 March 2016,from around 08.00 to 09.00.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Wednesday, 13 April 2016.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Thursday, 28 January 2016, from around 06.45 to 07.15.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Monday, 25 January 2016, from around 08.30 - 09.00.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Sunday, 26 June 2016, afternoon (re-broadcasted).
RODJA Radio broadcast on Thursday, 4 February 2016, from around 17.00 to 17.40.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Friday, 12 February 2016, from around 15.00 - 15.45.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Monday, 11 April 2016, around 17.47.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Monday, 30 May 2016, around 14.53.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Tuesday, 10 May 2016, from around 18.30 - 19.00.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Sunday afternoon, 26 June 2016.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Tuesday, 10 May 2016, from around 18.30 to 19.00.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Wednesday, 16 March 2016 (live) from around 10.00 to 11.00 and on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 (re-broadcasted) around 14.50.
RODJA Radio broadcast on Tuesday, 31 May 2016, around 06.00-07.00.
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