Marianne Katoppo: The Frog who Left the Coconut Shell Far Behind

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About Marianne Katoppo,
Written by Norman Erikson Pasaribu, and was originally published in Asymptote,
Sep 28, 2017


Writer and world-renowned feminist theologian Marianne Katoppo maintained that theology was rooted in language. Asymptote Indonesia Editor-at-Large and poet Norman Erikson Pasaribu makes the case that with her writing, Katoppo also challenged and defied the systemic injustices of Indonesian society that were inherent in language, too. Enjoy Norman’s beautiful essay in English and scroll down to read it in the original Indonesian.

Read the full article here.