Journal article

On being a religiously tolerant Muslim: discursive contestations among pre-service teachers in contemporary Indonesia

Teguh Wijaya Mulya, Anindito Aditomo, Anne Suryani

British Journal of Religious Education | Taylor & Francis (Routledge) | Published : 2021


This study examines the constitution of religiously tolerant subjectivity among Indonesian Muslim pre-service teachers. Complementing existing studies in religious tolerance education which were mainly survey-based and experimental, this qualitative research employed a discourse analysis methodology which connects individual-level analysis with the larger socio-religio-political situations in contemporary Indonesia. Specifically, this study aims to explore discourses drawn upon by young Muslim pre-service teachers to understand religious tolerance in the context of contemporary Indonesia, a Muslim-majority Southeast Asian country struggling to navigate its history of moderate Islam and a rec..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Indonesia Democracy Hallmark Research Initiative, The University of Melbourne