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Understanding of wara (Gogliness) as a feature of character and religious education

Huda, Miftachul and Jasmi, Kamarul Azmi and Mustari, Mohd. Ismail and Basiron, Bushrah (2017) Understanding of wara (Gogliness) as a feature of character and religious education. The Social Sciences, 12 (6). pp. 1106-1111. ISSN 1818-5800


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Wara (Godliness) has demonstrated to conceptualise the soul refinement. It becomes an ultimate attainment for religious and character values. However, there has been less virtually attention from scholars to transform it into the educational implementation. In this study we investigate the pattern of wara by considering such its distinctions as moral virtue contributing to religious and character education. After reviewing relevant literatures, we describe how wara pattern can be an effective form as an attempt to clarify the contributions to the field of character and religious education. The result of this study reveals that wara provides some those interested in character development for physical and mental ethics with such distinctions that can enhance educational initiatives and advance the character and religious education research agenda. Finally, this study is expected to contribute the supplying model through caring in mental and physical element. Thus, future studies should attempt to design educational activity to foster moral and spiritual qualities among students.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Islamic ethical framework, wara (Godliness), physical and mental ethics, character education, religious education
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Divisions:Islamic Civilisation
ID Code:80471
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:22 May 2019 06:48
Last Modified:22 May 2019 06:48

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