Print ISSN: 2204-1990

Online ISSN: 1323-6903

Keywords : wasatiyyah


The Concept of Wasatiyyah in Governing the Muslim Community of Singapore

IHSAN MUHIDIN; NASRUL HISYAM NOR MUHAMAD; MOHD KHAIRY KAMARUDIN; ABDUL BASIT SAMAT@DARAWI; SULAIMAN SHAKIB MOHD NOOR; AZWAN ABDULLAH

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2021, Volume 27, Issue 3, Pages 365-371
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2021.27.03.050

Wasatiyyah is the original nature of Islam, therefore Allah calls Muslims as ummatan wasatan. The principle of wasatiyyah is the reason why Islamic sharia can be relevant to be practiced anywhere and at all times, including in secular countries such as Singapore. This article discusses the concept of wasatiyyah implemented by MUIS and related institutions in governing the Muslim community in Singapore. The research method in this article is qualitative with a literature review approach. The collected data was analyzed using the opinion of scholars or experts in the field of sharia law. From the results of this study, the author concludes that in governing the Muslim community of Singapore, MUIS and related institutions have adopted the concept of wasatiyyah.

IMPLEMENTATION OF ISLAMIC DA'WAH IN THE MALAYSIAN ARMED FORCES: THE EXPERIENCE OF THE ARMED FORCES RELIGIOUS CORPS

Burhanuddin Jalal, Sayuti Ab Ghani; AmnahSaayah Ismail

Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 2021, Volume 27, Issue 2, Pages 2013-2022
DOI: 10.47750/cibg.2021.27.02.213

Efforts to implement da'wah in the organisation must be made in an orderly and planned manner to achieve good results. The Ministry of Defence Malaysia, established the Armed Forces Religious Corps(Malay: Kor Agama Angkatan Tentera, KAGAT) in 1985, to build an appreciation of Islam among the military to form the strength of personnel’s, both spiritually and mentally, to provide a strong combat force to defend religion, race and country. This paper will explain the da'wahefforts made by KAGAT in the way ofwasatiyyahto have a significantimpact on the appreciation of Islam among the personnel of the Malaysian Armed Forces as well as the effectsof Islamic da'wahin Malaysia. Library research, questionnaire methods, interviews and observations were used to obtain research data. The findings of the study show that KAGAT's experience in the implementation of da'wah throughwasatiyyahin military organisations and face various of challenge can be used as a useful guideline for
da'wah organisations and preachers in Malaysia.