The principles of Islamic da’wah and it’s role in achieving security

Mostafa Hassan, Mohamed El Khayat and Mohamed Fathy, Mohamed Abdelgelil and Mohammed Muneer'deen, Olodo Al-Shafi'i and Nur Sakiinah, Ab Aziz (2019) The principles of Islamic da’wah and it’s role in achieving security. Malaysian Journal for Islamic Studies, 3 (1). pp. 129-147. ISSN 2550-2042

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Da’wah in Islam has distinguishing role in establishing values and principles in the society, and the most important of these values is security, which, in its comprehensive sense, is required for both the individual and the society. The contemporary human life suffers from various waves of turmoil and insecurity, be it material security, which is represented in the provision of food and medicine, or psychological and emotional security, through which peace of mind and selfhappiness are realized. This article aims at examining the role of Islamic da’wah in achieving security, from Qur’anic and Sunnah perspective. It also serves a response on those who accuse Islam of violence and disorder. The article adopts descriptive analytic inductive method. The article concludes that Islamic da’wah is an effective and important means in highlighting the importance of security to both the individual and the society, and that it is a universal legitimate necessity for advocacy. The Islamic method of da’wah aims at building an individual and societal systems through which is actualized for both Muslims and non-Muslims alike. A Muslim should be a good representation of Islamic da’wah and a security measure to everyone around him. The comprehensive security can only be achieved when man cohabits harmoniously with himself and other creatures around him, and this is clearly indicated through following the Islamic da’wah guidance and fundamentals in the Qur’an and Sunnah.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Societal security, Fundamentals, Islamic da’wah, Societal security.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Islamic Contemporary Studies
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2022 07:34
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2022 07:34

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