Track: Case Studies
This research described the social practice of tolerance based on local genius in Sukodadi, Wagir, Malang. In field data collection, done by observations and interviews, which focus on Dusun Jamuran, part of Sukodadi Village, as a sample. In Sukodadi, especially in Dusun Jamuran, there are various religious groups. They live side by side without any problems. This research is qualitative research with a phenomenological approach in the perspective of the sociology of knowledge. This study aims to reveal the construction of understanding of the tolerance of the people of Sukodadi, Wagir, and the peculiarities of their practice or what is often referred to as local genius. The practice of tolerance was found in Sukodadi Village, especially in Dusun Jamuran, in the form of mutual cooperation’s, respect for differences, and being actively involved in general village activities and various religious activities. Community involvement in the village activities is bersih desa. While the form of religious activities, in the form of prayers with various religions, mutual cooperation’s for the celebration of the holidays of each religion. This involvement is a form of active tolerance that is carried out with mutual cooperation’s and concern in the worship process. In addition, active tolerance can also be seen in the events of the deaths of residents, in the form of donations for funeral costs to the existence of one burial location for various religions that are inclusive. Therefore, it can be concluded that the construction of tolerance in Sukodadi Village is caused by flexibility in attitude, based on local values, such as kinship, mutual cooperation’s, a sense of brotherhood and solidarity.