Feby Indirani: Writing religious parodies

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Written by Sebastian Partogi, and was originally published in Jakarta Post,
Jan 22, 2018

Mary is pregnant without ever having intercourse with a man. Without being married. Such a miracle happened when Jesus was born fatherless. Nowadays, who would believe that Mary was impregnated without having intercourse? Those sentences appeared in the opening of a short story penned by Indonesian author Feby Indirani titled Bukan Perawan Maria (Not Virgin Mary). It was included in an eponymous short story anthology published by Pabrikultur last year.

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