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  • Construction of Epistemological Interpretation on Eschatology Verses In ‘Aisyah ‘Abdurrahman al-Syati’s Perspective

    Rector UIN Imam Bonjol Padang, Dean Ushuluddin and Studi Agama Faculty UIN Imam Bonjol Padang; Taufiqurrahman, Taufiqurrahman; Naffasa, Resya Farasy (Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau, 2020-12-31)
    This study aims to examine the perspective of ‘Aisyaḧ ‘Abdurrahman al-Syati’ (1913-1998), as a contemporary female mufassir, regarding eschatological verses in surah al-Zalzalaḧ to prove the epistemological construction of interpretations based on sources, methods and validity of truth. The object of this research is the text and its relationship with past events, that a literature study is carried out to learn content analysis using a historical approach. The primary data in this study is the book of Tafsyr al-Bayany and supported by literature on the epistemology of interpretation in a philosophical approach. The results revealed that ‘Âisyah ‘Abdurrahman has interpreted surah al-Zalzalaḧ referred to Arabic language grammar, the prophet’s hadith, and previous interpretations. In the epistemology of interpretation, the verses about eschatology are not sufficient if they are interpreted in language separately, despite proving the validity of interpretive coherence, she remains consistent in using those  method, even correspondingly the interpretation of zilzal is a picture of the earth’s condition when it shakes in accordance with the reality and scientific facts about earthquake, as well as in line with the argument about a doomsday that is bound to happen as found in terms in the Qur’an.
  • The Method of Da’wah of Jama’ah Mastūrah in Increasing Religious Awareness of Women in Aceh Besar

    Wirman, Wirman; Fauziah, Mira (Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau, 2020-12-31)
    Jama’ah Mastūrah refers to a congregation of women division of Jama’ah Tabligh. As is the case of the male counterpart, Jama’ah Mastūrah also takes part in Islamic missionary activities. However, this group does not carry out da’wah in an open space or in front of the congregation. This study aimed to analyze the method of da’wah carried out by Jama’ah Mastūrah in raising women religious awareness in Aceh Besar. The study used qualitative approach and the descriptive analysis method. Data were collected by interview and documentation study. The results showed that the da’wah method carried out by Jama'ah Masṭurah was the method of da’wah bi al-lisān,  bi al-kitābah and bi al-hāl. The bi al-lisān method is carried out by inviting the surrounding community to invite people to pray, wear a headscarf, recite the Qur'an and attend ta'lim activities in their homes. The bi al-kitābah is a method of da’wah by means of written materials, such as books, billboards, banners, bulletin boards,  or pamphlets, containing messages of da’wah to mad’ū. The bi al-hāl method is carried out by showing noble morals, maintaining the limits of the genitals and avoiding meeting with men who are not mahram.
  • Soul Restoration in Islamic Tradition (Ibn Tufail's Perspective of Tazkiyya Nafs Model)

    Arroisi, Jarman; Puspita, Erva Dewi Arqomi (Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau, 2020-12-31)
    The modern era has had both positive and negative impacts on the progress of human civilization. The positive impact can be seen from the increasing advances in technology and science that help human life. Meanwhile, one of the negative impacts that emerged from the modern era is the spread of mental health problems in society. Not a few in modern society there are several symptoms and mental health problems that make it difficult for someone to find happiness. This article aims to explain efforts to cleanse the soul in Islamic tradition such as the pattern of cleansing the soul by Ibn Tufail. By using a descriptive critical analysis method with this type of literature research, this research found several important points. First, tazkiyya al-nafs is an important effort that must be made by someone to get a sense of happiness. Second, one of the important strategies and ways to get happiness according to Ibn Tufail is to attain knowledge of God. Third, if someone has come to the knowledge of God, then he will come to Ma'rifatullah. The attainment of this ma'rifatullah stage can only be achieved by someone if that person has cleansed his soul. With tazkiyya al-nafs that is done consistently one will come to what is called musyahadatullah or ma'rifah billah.
  • The Understanding of Hadith “Ballighû ‘annî walau Âyah" in Twitter

    A'yun, Qurrata; Hananta, Yor (Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau, 2020-12-31)
    So far, in social media, the hadith "ballighū 'annī walau āyah" has been widely misunderstood as a proposition for preaching even if it is only one verse. On the other hand, this hadith is also used as a suggestion for preaching without understanding the full meaning of a verse. This understanding is different from the real understanding, so a comprehensive discussion is needed to describe it. This article aims to identify misconceptions in understanding the hadith "ballighū 'annī walau āyah" on social media twitter and meet them with the correct meanings of the hadith. This study is a qualitative study which classify and analyze data by descriptive analysis. The discussion of this article explains how the hadith ballighū 'annī walau āyah is understood by Twitter netizens. The understanding of netizens is grouped into two categories, namely those that are appropriate and not in accordance with their real understanding. The factors that lead to misunderstanding of the hadith ballighū 'annī walau āyah are the insights of the hadith that are conveyed only a piece (not intact) and the dissemination of understanding through social media twitter with a short number of characters. This phenomenon causes a transformation of the hadith understanding in the form of degradation and distortion
  • Examining Semitic Rhetoric: A Qur’anic Sciences Perspective

    Asnawi, Aqdi Rofiq; Idri, Idri (Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau, 2020-12-31)
    In his study of Qur’anic structure, Michel Cuypers applied Semitic Rhetoric that has been used to analyze Biblical structure. Despite having received positive responses from Gabriel Said Reynolds and others, Cuypers’ method was criticized by Nicolai Sinai for ignoring rhyme in the Qur’an and overdoing in maintaining the existence of the ring structure in the Qur’an. This paper, then, attempts to examine this analytic method from the perspective of the Qur’anic sciences’ (‘ulu>m al-Qur’a>n). This study aims to determine proportionally the characteristics of the method and the effect it produces by using descriptive-analytic and comparative research methods. This paper argues that there are subjectivity and inconsistency in dividing the text and determining the structure of its composition, as in the study of surah al-Qa>ri‘ah by Cuypers, and an ignorance of the information about reasons for the revelations (asba>b al-nuzu>l) and Prophet’s explanation about verses. However, the application of this method can lead to a new interpretation of the Qur’an, namely by using the information in the Qur’an itself, indicators of wording around it (siya>q), and verse correlation (muna>saba>t). On the other hand, this method supports the authenticity and coherence of the Qur’anic text, which has become a debate among the Orientalists.

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