Islamic belief and practices: An integrative approach to solving human problems

Rahimah, Embong and Mariam Nabilah, Mohd Noor and Sakinah, S. and Normila, N. (2016) Islamic belief and practices: An integrative approach to solving human problems. In: WCIT2016, 18-20 Oct 2016, Meru, Ipoh.

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This article provides an overview of related literature covering the wide range of issues pertaining to the problems and coping strategies in general from the Islamic worldview. There are many integrative methods and means provided in the Islamic authentic sources of the Holy Qur'an. Sunnah and the Islamic heritage as well as the modern methods. The novel aspect of this article is that apart from drawing theoretical conclusion from the existing work of coping mechanism. This is to integrate the Islamic principle pertaining to helping others in a way to address obvious inadequacies in the existing services offered to the Muslims. Therefore. it is appropriate to unearth the influence of Islamic belief and practices as well as man 's relationship with Allah and his relationship with mankind in this case of Muslims. while the) cope with the challenges and problems in their daily lives. From review of the literature. faith or belief influence the way individuals view and relate to God and how religion in general is used to cope with difficult life circumstances. Besides that, the collaborative religious coping strategies balance an individuals own efforts for managing stress with seeking help and support from others. Therefore, coping strategies of Muslims are approached from integrated and holistic perspective based on the understanding that man is created not from mere physical entity but also spiritual, psychological and intellectual entities. In conclusion, the Islamic coping mechanism should be planned in a way that all these dimensions of man can be better served.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
L Education > L Education (General)
Depositing User: Muhammad Akmal Azhar
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2020 01:22
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2020 01:22

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