CONCEPT OF SHURA IN SUNNI ISLAM

ABDUL MUIS NAHARONG, (2008) CONCEPT OF SHURA IN SUNNI ISLAM. /Jurnal/Al-Jamiah/Al-Jamiah No. 41 Th. 1990/.

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Abstract

bNowdays, shura is a persistent topic whenever people discuss the Islamic concept of state or democracy in Islam. This is primarily due to the fact that the Quran commands Muslims to manage their affairs through shura. Etymologucally, shura means to extract honey from the small hollow in the rock in which it is deposited by the wild bees; or to gather it from its hives and from other places. in its technical sense if may see anothers opinion. Shura can also be defined asmutual advice through mutual discussion on an absolutely equal footing,ora collective endeavour for seeking an objective thruth.The Quran employs the term shura in tehse two latter senses when it asks the prophet to consult the companions in the affairs concerning community. This verse (3:159), together with chapter 42, verse 38 lay down the basic principle which guide Muslim in managing their affair.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: shura, democracy in islam, guide Muslim
Subjects: Al Jamiah Jurnal
Divisions: E-Journal
Depositing User / Editor: Miftakhul Yazid Fuadi, SIP.
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2013 10:52
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2017 02:10
URI: http://digilib.uin-suka.ac.id/id/eprint/319

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