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The concept of Wasatiyyah in governing the Muslim community of Singapore

Muhidin, Ihsan and Nor Muhamad, Nasrul Hisyam and Kamarudin, Mohd. Khairy and Samat@Darawi, Abdul Basit and Mohd. Noor, Sulaiman Shakib and Abdullah, Azwan (2021) The concept of Wasatiyyah in governing the Muslim community of Singapore. Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, 27 (3). pp. 365-371. ISSN 2204-1990


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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.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Wasatiyyah, Muslim community, Islamic institutions, Singapore
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions:Islamic Civilisation
ID Code:96906
Deposited By: Yanti Mohd Shah
Deposited On:04 Sep 2022 04:21
Last Modified:04 Sep 2022 04:21

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