The Church Council of the (Dutch) Reformed Church in Batavia
Date: 1620 - c. 1796
Original Language: Dutch
The presence and influence of Islam on the VOC during its first century in Batavia was probably insignificant. Batavia was a highly cosmopolitan new town with a population of people from all over the Indonesian archipelago as well as from Asia and Europe.
Communication between the VOC government and the Church Council in Batavia with regard to Muslims suggests that th…