an article on young Muslim women as daʾwaactivists: ‘Creative and Lucrative Daʾwa : The Visual Culture of Instagram amongst Female Muslim Youth in Indonesia’, published by Eva F. Nisa (2018) in this journal. Nisa describes the emergence of Instagram accounts administered by young Muslim women who
. Daʿwa and the World of Youth The most common use of the term daʿwa relates to preaching delivered by Muslim scholars. Daʿwaactivists in various Islamic movements in Indonesia, especially Muslim youth, currently use the term in a broader sense (see e.g. Arnez & Nisa 2016: 453; Meuleman 2011: 236
, 2 vols., [2nd ed.], pp. 485–498. This Abū al-Ḥasan is also known as Abū al-Ḥasan al-Kabīr, not to be confused with Abū al-Ḥasan b. Aḥmad Ǧamāl al-Layl (1888–1959) who was a poet and “ daʿwaactivist” born in Madagascar and whose carreer was spent in Zanzibar. See A.K. Bang, Sufi Networks .
) has greatly changed the public face of Indonesian Islam now that it is mediated through YouTube videos, tweets, or, in this case, highly designed Instagram posts. She writes that this has transformed daʿwaactivists, many of whom are young Muslim women who are increasingly organized into social