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Published: 13 June 2023

Cultural and Religious Resilience as Community Negotiations in the Era of COVID-19 to Post in Indonesia

Sulkhan Chakim, Umi Solikhah, Rindha Widyaningsih

UIN Saizu Purwokerto (Indonesia), Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto (Indonesia)

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Pages: 145-154

Keywords: Resilience, Cultural Identity, Religion, Post Covid-19


This study aims to explain cultural and religious resilience as an effort by the Muslim community to carry out obligations, especially the practice of worship and efforts to negotiate customary events during the pandemic and take place afterwards. The data obtained for analysis were through the distribution of 155 questionnaires, 25 in-depth interviews of religious and community leaders, and literature studies. The study revealed that the shift in worship practices resulted from difficult or emergency situations and the choice to practice their religious obligations as righteous people. The Mobility Restrictions Policy related to the closure of places of worship, communal religious traditions, social distancing, and compliance with health protocols is a form of creative efforts to prevent the spread of the virus until after the pandemic. In the context of community cultural and religious practices, it aims to prevent and build resilience to the spread of the Covid-19 virus and post-pandemic. The study examines shifts in Muslim worship practices, and the cultural and religious traditions and identities negotiated during the post-pandemic.


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