MAWLANA RUMI’S TREATMENT OF HUMAN NATURE

By: Bilal Kuşpinar   ABSTRACT “What is human nature?” is undoubtedly an intriguing question that has engendered much debate throughout the history of humanity from the time of the ancient philosophy up to the present. This seemingly simple but inherently complex question, despite the existence of numerous researches and studies on it, still remains to be a crucial problem and hence…

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HONORABLE TASAWUF CONCEPT IN AKIDAH

By: Jahid Sidek   ABSTRACT This article discusses about the concept of the venerated tasawuf in akidah. Akidah here is akidah Ahli al-Sunnah Wa al-Jama’ah (ASWJ). Hence, the venerated tasawuf in akidah is tasawuf that free from deviant in akidah Ahli al-Sunnah Wa al-Jama’ah (ASWJ). Tasawuf combines aspects of akidah and syariat that causes the life of good behaviour, sunniyyah. Tasawuf…

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PROBLEMS OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION IN COLONIAL AND POST-COLONIAL MALAYSIA – AN ANALYSIS BASED ON AL-ATTAS’S NOTION OF KNOWLEDGE

By: Kushimoto Hiroko   ABSTRACT The purpose of this article is to review the history of Islamic learning and its relationship with the modern national education system in Malaysia to reveal the underlying common issue of the education in the Muslim society. Applying al-Attas’s critique of modern Muslim education and the ideas of post-colonial critique of the power behind the knowledge…

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ISQAT AL-TADBIR IN THE BOOK OF TANWIR AL-QULUB FI ISQAT TADBIR AL-`UYUB TRANSLATED BY `UTHMAN SHIHAB AL-DIN AL-FUNTIANI

By : Nor Shakirah Azizan and Che Zarrina Sa`ari   ABSTRACT The article discusses the concept of isqat al-Tadbir which is based on the idea of ​​well-known Malay archipelago’s scholar, `Uthman Shihab al-Din al-Funtiani. This descriptive qualitative analysis study aims at investigating the thought of `Uthman Shihab al-Din al-Funtiani concerning the concept of isqat al-Tadbir through his translated Jawi work Tanwir…

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