The Relation between Religion and State in Indonesia

  •  Hilmi Muhammadiyah    


This article elaborates the relation between religion and state in the case study on the existence of based-religion social organization (NGO) in Indonesia. The analytical methodology used is qualitative method, by extracting data based on in-depth interview and participant observation. The object of this study is the Indonesian Islamic Propagation Institute (Lembaga Dakwah Islam Indonesia-LDII) in Indonesia. The result showed that the relationship between the religious organization LDII and the state is an effective strategy for keeping its existence. Through a good relationship with the state, LDII hopes to get a symbolic capital from the country to gain recognition and protection of the state.

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