Category Archives: Islam

Alhulsunnah Wal Jamaah: A Balance Approach to Overcome Differences

Observing religious life in the world in recent years, we have witnessed a shift in community disputes. If the first race conflict caused more differences of opinion in jurisprudence (fiqh), it is now a lot more going on around creed … Continue reading

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Islamic Research Methodology: Contemporary Approach

Introduction This paper is written due to the importance of research methodology for the Muslims in the contemporary era. Due to the obligation of conveying the messages of Islam, the bulk of Muslims have two common approaches in spreading it. … Continue reading

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Understanding the Middle Path: Refuting Contemporary Group of Khawarij

Introduction This paper is written due to necessity to understand the position of the Muslims community (Ummah) as a middle nation. Due to ignorance, some Muslims fall into two extreme positions. On one hand, some Muslims fall into radical understanding … Continue reading

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The Early Adopters: Seed and Development of Democracy

Democracy and Greece are strongly related, the first form of democracy was first introduced in Ancient Greece. Greece history can be retrieved from 2,500 years ago (500-336 BCE). Ancient Greece was the first country to introduce the democratic system of … Continue reading

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The Islamic Conceptual of Inheritance: Discrimination to Women?

Treasure and property are thorny problems that not easy to be solved. Lot of blood is wasted to gain property due to human nature that never satisfies until his/her mouth are full of sand of the grave, which is until … Continue reading

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Status of Non-Muslims under Islamic State

Non-Muslims that live under Islamic state will be treated as the Muslims are, according to Sharia. Their rights as a citizen are fully guaranteed under Islamic state. However, they have to respect and follow the civil code that has been … Continue reading

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Dialogue on religion, nationalism in Turkey

Amid the heat and chaos in Turkey after the Saturday bombs that killed four people, Indonesians gathered in Istanbul to raise awareness of terrorism and radicalism by holding a dialogue about religion and nationalism under the title “Islam and current … Continue reading

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