Analysis on KH. Fahmi Basya's thought of Islamic mathematics

Rahimah, Embong and Hanif, Md Lateh @ Junid (2019) Analysis on KH. Fahmi Basya's thought of Islamic mathematics. International Journal of Islamic Studies and Social Sciences, 1 (1). pp. 2-18. ISSN 2684-8139

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This article aims to explore the thoughts regarding Islamic Mathematics according to an Indonesian scholar named KH. Fahmi Basya. At the present, Islamic Mathematics is offered as one of the subjects at Islamic State University of Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta since year 2002. This study is qualitative applying content analysis method and interviews. Data obtained from primary sources which three main works produced by this scholar namely Matematika Islam 1, Matematika Islam 2 dan Matematika Islam 3 as well as his other works. In addition, three key informants were interviewed who were KH. Fahmi Basya, his personal manager and one expert in Islamic Mathematics. Fahmi began doing research related to the Holy Qur'an since 1972 and summarized his intellectual discoveries and findings under the discipline of Islamic mathematics in 1982. He has a strong educational background in the field of mathematics as well as deep understanding and love in the Holy Qur'an. So that, he is very concerned and creative in conducting research on the miracles of the Qur'an through mathematical approach. It is found that his writings were full of ideas relating to the phenomenon of numbers in Islam. He also highlighted the significance of learning Islamic mathematics to increase faith and confidence of a Muslim in religion and life. His thoughts regarding Islamic Mathematics are consistent with the principles of the Holy Quran and the teachings of the Prophet. The integration of mathematical concepts with Islamic worldview is essential as a holistic approach to Muslim’s life in particular as well as human development and civilizational excellence in general.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic Mathematics, Thought of KH. Fahmi Basya.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Islamic Contemporary Studies
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2022 01:37
Last Modified: 10 May 2022 08:07

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