A Shadow Falls: In the Heart of Java

A Shadow Falls: In the Heart of Java
\r\n\r\n

A Shadow Falls: In the Heart of Java Description

\r\n\r\n

Andrew Beatty lived with his family for two and a half years in a village in East Java. When he arrived, he was hypnotized by a strange and sensual life, an unusual tolerance for diversity. Mysticism, piety and Islamic animism existed in parallel, the old tradition of shadow play, the spirit of faith and has been – Tigers seemed to suffer. Java has been a model of our world torn by conflict, a recipe for multiculturalism. But a hard, puritanical Islamism, supplied with modern uncertainty, has led young women to wear head scarves and young men to abandon their old rituals. Mosque loudspeakers grew shrill, high cultural boundaries. As a wave of witch killings has shaken the country, began to Beatty and his family to feel like foreigners vulnerable. Located in the middle of rice fields and volcanoes of Java, is the story of one of the biggest problems of our time playing in ordinary life. A Shadow Falls: In the Heart of Java

\r\n\r\nA Shadow Falls: In the Heart of Java Ebook

Leave a comment