New Anthology Asks People to Lighten Up About Religion

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About Bukan Perawan Maria,
Written by Ayunda Nurvitasari, and was originally published in Magdalene,
Jul 21, 2017

In a time when posting anything critical about religion on social media can land you in jail, author Feby Indirani released a collection of short stories that pretty much pokes fun at Islamic belief and its believers.

The 19 stories in Bukan Perawan Maria, published by Pabrikultur, ask readers one thing: to lighten up, because, it’s only religion. It reflects her take on the increasingly more conservative society, and her belief in literature as to tool to ease the seemingly growing pain.

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