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Abstract

Religion is a practice of faith that has a social dimension. Religion is also full of moral values that go beyond the concepts of space and time, but so socially religion must be digested and understood according to the scope of life of its people. Religion then manifests itself as moral prescription as well as social practices of a community. Likewise Islam in Java is a reflection of the concept. The understanding of Islamic practices of a community that is often juxtaposed with certain geographical boundaries shows the variance in the absorption of Islam. In the context of a pluralistic life, the proportion of locality in seeing and understanding the dynamics of Indonesian Islamic life is certainly very urgent in order to guarantee the synergy and survival of the life of the nation and state.

Keyword: Islam, locality, Indonesianness