Browsing Faculty Research and Publications by Subject "Ruwatan"
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Release from Batara Kala’s Grip: A Biblical Approach to Ruwatan from the Perspective of Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians (Evangelical Review of Theology vol. 43 no 2, 2019)Ruwatan is a ritual that has been practiced by the Javanese people (the largest ethnic group in Indonesia) for centuries. The word ruwatan comes from ruwat, which means ‘to free’ or ‘to liberate’. Ruwatan is ‘a ritual to ...