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description Journal article public Kontekstualita: Jurnal Penelitian Sosial Keagamaan

Umrah as Lifestyle, Self Existence and Industrial Commodities: Seeing Religious Change of Citizen

Sucipto Sucipto
Published 2013

Abstract

: This paper explores the change in “the meaning”of umrah. Institutional constraints are explored as well as theoretical developments of umrah. These are discussedin the different levels suchhow middleclass taking decisions about umrah, the meaning of umrah religiously and socially in perspective of experts, and the distance betweeen umrah as a religious effort andits developing specific intention. The last level of this article considering umrah motivation as ‘constructions and selections from available knowledge which was crystallised as conventions andpower-knowledge relations of religio'.Personal reflectionsconnected to theoretical considerations develop following particular project which entailed practicing umrah as an act of religion in leisure studies. It becomes possible to consider new directions for Leisure Studies as a part of religious research.

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