Pesantren and the preservation of traditional religious authority in the digital age

Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik

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Title Pesantren and the preservation of traditional religious authority in the digital age
 
Creator Harnadi, Dodik
Siahaan, Hotman
Hilmy, Masdar
 
Subject Social, Politic, Culture
cultural reproduction; digital; Kiai; religious authority
 
Description Kiai is the Javanese term of ulama in the traditional Muslim community. It generally refers to a person who has a deep understanding of Islam and leads the institution of traditional Islamic education called pondok pesantren or Islamic boarding school. Indeed, the strength of a Kiai is based on his leadership at the pesantren that has functioned as a space for cultural-social reproduction. While the attention of many researchers focused on the shifting of Islamic authority in the digital age, not much of them paid special attention to the survival of Kiai’s authority. This study aims to examine the role of pesantren in preserving the authority of the Kiai in the digital age. This study employed qualitative method and utilized the cultural reproduction theory of Pierre Bourdieu. This study found that Kiai’s authority continues to survive because pesantren functioned as a space for transmitting cultural values, including the recognition of Kiai’s high position. As a social and cultural reproduction space, pesantren becomes a field that forms habitus through the transmission of its cultural values which is naturally formed in the daily practices of the santri.
 
Publisher Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Airlangga
 
Contributor
 
Date 2021-06-22
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://e-journal.unair.ac.id/MKP/article/view/18937
10.20473/mkp.V34I32021.272-280
 
Source Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik; Vol 34, No 3 (2021): Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik; 272-280
2528-6013
2086-7050
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://e-journal.unair.ac.id/MKP/article/view/18937/14586
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
 

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