Interpretation of jihad doctrine: radical Islam In Indonesia

Mubaraq, Zulfi and Rossidy, Imron (2021) Interpretation of jihad doctrine: radical Islam In Indonesia. Journal of Southwest Jiaotong University, 54 (6). pp. 1-15. ISSN 0258-2724 (Submitted)

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Interpretation of a religious doctrine is very important and can affect one's behavior, in addition to the context of external situations and conditions. The interpretation of jihad as one of the Islamic doctrines is also interesting to explore, especially the understanding of the radical Islam in Indonesia. This study aims to understand their interpretation of jihad doctrine perspective the radical Islam in Indonesia. The research method in collecting data uses observation, interviews and documentation. The data analysis uses descriptive qualitative techniques that focus on the interpretation of jihad doctrine. The findings of this research reveal that interpretation the doctrine of jihad perspective of the radical Islam in Indonesia is a reductive interpretation. They emphasis only hold on to parts of the Qur'an but ignore other verses of the Qur'an and took only one meaning from the various interpretations of jihad. When they interpreted Jihad only as war, the substantive meaning of jihad became vague. With regard, the term of jihad became negative connotation that identic with terror. Moreover, the interpretation is very radical that oppose the majority of moderate Muslim scholar. They hold that jihad has very broad and profound understanding. The historical context and the principle of religion such as love, mercy, harmony, peace and tolerant of others should be taken into consideration.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: interpretation; doctrine; jihad; radical; Islam
Divisions: Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teaching Training > Department of Islamic Education
Depositing User: Mohammad Syahriel
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2023 18:57


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