Prof. Dr. Phil. H. Kamaruddin Amin is a general director for Islamic Education of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Republic of Indonesia. Some of his articles are: “Westering Methods of Dating Vis-à-vis Ulumul Hadis“; “The Reliability of Transmission A Reexamination of Hadith Critical Methods.
Prof. Dr. H. Machasin, MA is a general director of Islamic society assistanship of the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA), Republic of Indonesia. Formerly, he was a general director of Islamic higher education of MORA. Prof. Machasin is also a professor of history on Islamic culture at the State Islamic University (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta. He has been actively promoting interfaith dialogue and is a member of the board of the Asian Council on Religion and Peace.
Dr. Fakhriati is the head division of Research and Development for Religious Literature, at Center for Research and Development of Religious Literature and Heritage, Agency of Religious Research and Development and Training, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Jakarta. She wrote many articles regarding islamic mysticism. Some of them are: “Refleksi Pengamalan Tasawuf di Aceh pada Abad ke-19M dalam kitab Dia’ul Wara”, published in Jurnal Lektur Keagamaan: Jurnal Penelitian Lektur dan Khazanah Keagamaan. Vol. 12 No. 2 December 2014; “Ulama Bogor dalam Pengembangan Tradisi Intelektual: Antara Tradisi, Tantangan dan Upaya”, published in Dialog Jurnal Penelitian dan Kajian Keagamaan Vol. 37, No. 2, December 2014; “Tradisi Intelektual Aceh di Dayah Tanoh Abee dan Dayah Ruhul Fata”, published in Al-Qalam; Jurnal Penelitian Agama dan Sosial Budaya, Vol. 20 No. 2 November 2014; “Acehnese Manuscripts” published in book of Inscribing Identity: The Development of Indonesian Writing Systems in 2015, National Museum of Indonesia, Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Indonesia; “Jatidiri Wanita Aceh dalam Manuskrip”, publihsed in Jumantara: Jurnal Manuskrip Nusantara, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2015; “Refleksi Konflik antara Ulama dan Umara pada Abad ke-19M: Telaah atas Naskah Sirajuddin” published in Jurnal Masyarakat dan Budaya, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2015.