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Some Notes on Corruption in Indonesia: A Cultural-Religious Perspective

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AbstractAfter an introduction sketching some phenomena of corruption in the administration of Indonesia the author shows why it is almost impossible to remove corruption from Indonesian society. He discloses how the concepts of shame (gengsi) and sacrifice (rejeki) still motivate people both in society and in the church. After a delineation of the various cultural and religious backgrounds of these concepts including the cultures of the Batak, the Javanese and the Chinese he makes a plea for a return by the churches to the principle of preferential option for the weak and the poor. That will be the only way of removing corruption from Indonesian church and — hopefully — also society.

Affiliations: 1: Yogyakarta Indonesia, Email: gerrit@ukdw.ac.id, URL: http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink

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2012-01-01
2016-12-09

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