Peer-reviewed journal published in June and December by Lembaga Penelitian & Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat (LP2M) of the Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai, Gorontalo-Indonesia. Fokus muatan Al-Ulum adalah kajian keislaman meliputi Pendidikan Islam; Kebudayaan Islam; Hukum Islam; Pemikiran Islam; Ekonomi Islam;Komunikasi Islam; Dakwah; Konseling Islam; Filsafat Islam.


The library contains articles of Al-Ulum as of vol. 10 no.2 to current.

Recent Submissions

  • The Relevance of the Principles of Psychological Education and the Goals of Islamic Education Based on the Qur'an and Hadith

    Matara, Kusmawaty (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2022-07-26)
    This study aims to find the relevance between the principles of psychological education and the goals of Islamic education based on the Qur'an and hadith. For this reason, the data we get is sourced from scientific findings from psychology and Islamic education experts from various sources, books, and scientific articles. We have studied all of that carefully under a phenomenological approach, an approach to collecting as much data as possible to find something phenomenal in this case that can answer the problems and hypotheses of this study. Therefore, based on this study and the discussion of these two variables, we find that there is very little significant relevance between the principles of psychological education and the goals of Islamic education based on the Qur'an and other sources that are believed to have relevance to the two variables above. It is hoped that these findings will become necessary inputs in supporting similar studies in the future, and this study will become input for the implementation of improving education, psychology, and Islamic religious studies.
  • The Effect of Gadget Use on Social Interaction on Students of UIN Raden Fatah Palembang

    Suryati; Adisel; Thadi, Robeet (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2022-07-19)
     This study aims to determine how the influence of the use of gadgets on the social interaction of students of the Journalism Study Program, Faculty of Da'wah, UIN Raden Fatah. Using a quantitative approach, the questionnaire as the primary data source. Sampling with a total sampling of 25 students, data analysis using simple linear regression. The results of the study using SPSS version 23 showed that the value of t = 6.883, the significance value was 0.049 with a significant level of 0.005. This means that there is a significant positive level between variables X and Y. Furthermore, the results of the large relationship between the two variables obtained an R Square value of 0.589 (58.9%). This means that the relationship between the two variables is sufficient. Then when viewed from the results of the t-test, the t-count value is obtained by t = (6.883>2.035) with a significant 0.049, then H0 is rejected and H1 is accepted, it can be concluded that the relationship between the Effect of Gadget Use on Social Interaction of Journalistic Studies Program Students Class D Class 2015 Faculty of Da'wah UIN Raden Fatah Palembang has a significant and significant relationship.
  • University Learning Experience During Pandemic Disruption in Antasari State Islamic University Banjarmasin

    Yahya, M. Daud; Tamjidnor , Tamjidnor; Yunita Rahma Pratiwi, Emy; Basir, Abd.; Syahbudin , Akhmad (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2022-07-19)
    The focus of this research reveals about the learning experience at one of the Islamic universities in Indonesia, namely UIN Antasari Banjarmasin. This type of research is qualitative with a phenomenological approach. The collection technique uses interviews, observation and documentation. Interviews were conducted with several lecturers and students to obtain data that can answer the problems of this research. Then we have interview data with in-depth evaluation and interpretation to understand how the learning experience, especially distance learning, and all the problems that arise and solutions are solved. The results showed that the learning experience experienced by students contained challenges and opportunities. The challenge was the sudden closure of face-to-face classes, so there was a lack of preparation in many ways. Meanwhile, the opportunity for academics and students to get used to self-study (an important part of higher education culture) since the lecture was closed, however, distance classes were opened. It is hoped that the results of this study can be useful for many parties, especially in making teaching decisions in universities.
  • The Role of The Galesong Observant Forum in Strengthening Religious Moderation in Takalar District

    Mujizatullah, Mujizatullah (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2022-06-01)
     The focus of this article reveals the Galesong Observer Forum; this forum aims to instill cultural and religious values ​​so that there is harmony and religious adherents to strengthen the harmony and moderation of religious people. This study uses an ethnographic and sociological approach: Data Collection and Analysis Techniques for participatory observation and visual documentation. This article finds that there are efforts to reduce the degeneration of local cultural values. In the traditional bureaucratic order, community leaders are role models, symbols of adat. Thus, all aspects of their life, behavior, and social relations reflect traditional institutions that have the authority to reduce the degeneration of local cultural understanding. In actualizing religious and cultural values ​​to instill values ​​of religious moderation, FPG acts as a forum for the formation of diversity based on religion and belief to increase harmony between religious communities and followers of religions and contribute to strengthening religious harmony and religious moderation.
  • Tastafi Recitation Impact on Psycho-Religious Aspects Development of Langsa Society

    Wildan, T.; Muhajir (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2021-12-12)
    This research learns the level of Tastafi's recitation activities on changes in psycho-religious aspects of Langsa City community. The objective determines the community's motivation to participate in Tastafi's recitation activities and their impacts on development and changes in their psycho-religious aspects. The methodology combines between qualitative and quantitative approaches. The qualitative approach uses theory of religiously psychological, monistic and faculty. As for the quantitative approach use percentage theory and Pearson's product-moment. Data collection uses questionnaires, observations, and documentation techniques. The research subjects were 30 Langsa City residents as members of the Tastafi recitation. It was found that there was a significant change from the psycho-religious aspect. The Tastafi arrival changes the Langsa City people's behavior, such as increasing worship activities, religious spirit, knowledge practice, and spiritual values in daily life. The routine level in these Tastafi recitation activities is very high, up to 50% (15 people). Furthermore, the change in psycho-religious aspects after attending the recitation is 60% (18 people). The Pearson's product-moment calculation prove that the significance and correlation are positive (perfect) with a rxy value of 0.798.
  • Optimizing Arts and Culture in Mitigation of Terror and Radicalism

    Febriyando, Febriyando (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2021-12-12)
    This article focuses on optimizing art and culture in mitigating terror and radicalism. This study uses a qualitative method. Referring to literature studies, primary and secondary, designed, mapped based on reference data processing, presented as a limiting comparison material and then abstracted, which aims to understand the quality of art and culture learning in mitigating terror and radicalism. The results of the study show that learning art and culture is not only learning that focuses on didactic knowledge, but also plays a role in humanist behavior. Learning Arts and culture is able to encourage productivity in differences without objects. The potential for learning arts and culture to be developed in mitigating terror and radicalism.
  • The Effect of Inter-Religious Tolerance Development on Students in The City of Gorontalo

    N. Hula, Ibnu Rawandhy; Djafar, Fatimah; Damopolii, Mujahid; Mariana, Ana; Rohman, Abdul (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2021-12-11)
    This study describes tolerance between religious communities, intolerant behavior in students, also tests the hypothesis whether there is a significant influence between fostering tolerance between religious communities and heterogeneous student behavior in formal educational institutions in Gorontalo City. The research method used is quantitative research with a correlation approach. Data were collected using a closed questionnaire, which involved 67 students. The results showed that the results of the value of determination (R Square) which illustrates that the tolerance between religious communities has an effect on the tolerance behavior of students. The significant influence between fostering religious tolerance and intolerant behavior of students is shown by the regression model number of Fcount 115.577 with a significance level of 5% (Ftable = 3.99).
  • The Kuntowijoyo’s Social Prophetics and The Theological Paradigms in Islam

    Muammar, Arief; Marhaban; Miswari, Miswari; Nasution, Ismail Fahmi Arrauf (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2021-12-11)
    This article illustrates the stagnation of classical theology and the possibility of constructing prophetic Islamic theology with the social prophetics foundation is built by Kuntowijoyo. The stagnation of classical theology is the main reason for the importance of developing scientific theories, especially social prophetics to answer the problems faced by Muslims. The Kuntowijoyoan Social Prophetics as the conceptual foundation has a humanization, liberation and transcendence orientation. The aiming of this article is to review the philosophical foundations of social prophetics that have a very deep philosophical foundation ranging from philosophy, theology and classical Sufism in Islam as the Indonesian Muslim intellectual ideology today
  • Understanding Radicalism and Anarchism Conflicts In Modern Society

    Nawir, Muhammad; Mukramin, Sam'un; Ismail, Lukman; Maemunah, Maemunah; Rachmawati, Irma (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2021-12-11)
    This paper focuses on the conflict of radicalism and anarchism in contemporary society. This research is qualitative with a literature review. The literature collected comes from several national and international articles, proceedings, books, and other references related to the issue of radicalism and anarchism in a global society. The data analysis is carried out by reviewing related references and looking for unique points to find findings in the study. This study finds that a strong ideology influences society, so understanding the conflict between radicalism and anarchism in modern society also develops.
  • Islam as Future Religion: What Western Community Say

    Widjaja, Gunawan (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2021-12-11)
    The paper focuses on Islam as a Future Religion with a Western View of Society. This research is qualitative with an international literature review that discusses Islam as a great religion and the future. Data analysis was carried out by collecting related references and reviewing them article by article to get answers. This study finds that Islam is a highly developed religion with various obstacles and challenges, but Islam is a serious concern for the West.
  • The Understanding of Radicalism in Political Context and The Implication in Republic of Indonesia Unity

    Haniah, Haniah; Basir, Abd.; Yahya, M. Daud; Ayu Fita, Gia; Jondar, Aloysius (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2021-12-11)
    This paper focuses on the emergence of nuanced political radicalism in various official forums and social media, which are believed to have implications for the integrity of the Unitary Republic of Indonesia. This research is qualitative with a literature review. The literature review is under discussion by looking for references related to issues and acts of radicalism that threaten national unity. The data analysis collects various references related to the discussion carried out and examines them from several references. This research finds that the issues and actions that occur in Indonesia are not new because of the existence of groups that are not in line with the government's thinking so that in political nuances, this becomes a very urgent matter. The state considers this problem to have implications for the existence of the current ruler. At the same time, radicalism has been increasingly heard since the digital era, where all citizens, who practice and sympathize with others, will all be channeled through the internet so that issues of radicalism and the power of unity can be found through internet access.
  • Religion and Poverty Reduction: A Case Study of Coastal Communities in Takalar Regency, South Sulawesi

    Abdullah (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2021-12-11)
    This paper focuses on examining the role of religion in improving the work ethic of fishing communities in Takalar Regency. The approach used in this research is the Socio-theological Approach (Social monotheism). The social theological approach is a method or method used to link the sociological level of religious or divine society in order to analyze and reveal data on the reality under study. The data acquisition technique is to use data collection methods in the form of observation, interviews and documentation. The results of this study indicate that religion (Islam) plays a role in building work ethic. Poverty can make a person disbelieve in his Lord. Islam teaches its adherents to share with those who are entitled in terms of the theological concept of zakat as poverty alleviation and as a means of realizing social welfare. Islam does not close the space for its adherents to achieve economic prosperity. The framework of monotheism in Islamic teachings has outlined social involvement for its followers to always care and help others.
  • “Habonaron Do Bona”: Simalungun Community Values Philosophy and Inspiration for Anti-Corruption Education in Indonesia

    Ndona, Yakobus (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2021-12-11)
    The writing aims to reveal the wealth of values in the philosophy of habonaron do bona and find inspiration for anti-corruption education in Indonesia. In order to approach this problem, the research uses Max Scheler's axiological thinking as the primary reference. The study took data through interviews with Simalungun community leaders in the Seribu Dolok area, Simalungun Regency. The collected data were analyzed using philosophical hermeneutics: vertehen, translation, and interpretation. The interpretation movement uses Paul Recouer's hermeneutic circle pattern. The results of data analysis show that habonaron do bona has primary values that are structured like the structure of Max Scheler's values. Habonaron do Bona, both related to primary values and values education patterns, can be implemented for anti-corruption education in Indonesia.
  • Empowering Students’ Religiosity to Fight Radicalism and Anarchism after Covid-19 and The Act of Omnibus Law at Higher Education

    Miftahudin; Saepudin; Hidayat, Ardi; Hanafi; Fauzi , Anis (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2021-12-12)
    Radicalism and anarchism can be carried out by students who are studying at public or private universities, especially in Serang City, Banten Province. The purpose of this study is to examine and improve the religiosity of university students in Serang City in countering radicalism and anarchism. The research used a qualitative approach with phenomenology as a method. The results of this study conclude that the religiosity of students in Serang City can be improved in several ways; carrying out periodical Islamic studies, istighasah (praying), learning to read and write the Qur'an, commemorating Islamic holidays, reviewing Islamic books, I’tikaf (staying) and taking care of the mosque, and going a pilgrimage. The role of universities in countering radicalism and anarchism, meanwhile, is by assigning Islamic religious education lecturers to guide and control the students to follow those activities.
  • “Pohutu Momulanga”: Local Wisdom Values and The Model of Leadership Inspiration in Gorontalo

    Muda, Lisdawati (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2021-12-12)
    This article focuses on the study of Pohutu Momulanga values as the Gorontalo local wisdom in building good governance system. Good governance system requires a leader who has good characters, therefore it is interesting to examine the local wisdom values in relation to build a good leader in government. To explore the Pohutu Momulanga values and the leader work performance, this study uses library research. Data was collected through the book about Pohutu Momulanga traditional ceremony, the autobiography of the regent of Boalemo Regency in Gorontalo province and supported by interview. Data analysis used triangulation techniques that matched the data in the literature and the results of interviews. The study showed that the Regent of Boalemo Regency in Gorontalo Province awarded the customary title, because he has the values of Pohutu Momulanga in his work performance, namely very religious, high-minded, self-dicipline, insight, enamoured, and brave.
  • Pemikiran dan Perjuangan Ali Syari’ati

    Mashadi, Mashadi (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2011-06-01)
    Ali Syariati is a world-class and brilliant scientist. He argued that Islam has a very principled nature and rational. Therefore, Islam must be considered as a school of ideology, not as a culture or collection of science. He displayed and introduced his teachings with what is termed as a liberation theology that combines re-interpretations of Islamic beliefs and socio-modern political thought. In addition, he also took an interest in the issue of humanism. He explained in detail and at length about this issue, both in the view of western leaders and intellectuals from the east. He said that today we face four different intellectual streams that states he represents humanism, namely western liberalism, Marxism, existentialism, and religion.
  • Doa dalam Perspektif al-Qur’an

    Mursalim, Mursalim (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2011-06-01)
    Prayer is part of the remembrance. As a petition, the prayer in religion is positioned as part of a means to draw closer to God. Thus, prayer to God for those who believe more to a condition that can provide sikaf optimistic, contented heart, and a sense of calmness in the soul, thus providing an inner strength in dealing with various problems. Prayer to God for granted-at least not in the Koran, there are several requirements that must be met by a person who prays, the response to this call and full of conviction petition, only to God, an attitude ‘tawadhu’ (not too louder voice), and pray to God by using His names.
  • Konsep Musyarakah menurut Syeikh Daud Al-Fatani dalam Furu‘ Al-Masâ’il

    Towpek, Hadenan bin (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2017-06-12)
    This paper presents Sheikh Daud al- Fatani’s thought on the concept of Musharakah in his book Furu 'al-Masa'il and referred specifically to the Kitabal-Shirkah. How musyarakah generally applied in Malaysia's Islamic banking system is the focus of this paper. In the same period, cross-references with the valid views of jurists of al- Shafi'i school of thought are also applied. Moreover, the concept of Musharakah is presented in his book “Furu 'al-Masa'il†is still considered relevant and applicable, including in the field of Islamic banking and finance from the past, present and future.
  • Corak dan Metode Interpretasi Aisyah Abdurrahman Bint Al-Syâthi’

    Wahyuddin, Wahyuddin (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2011-06-01)
    This article examines the method of interpretation of Bint al-sya-i  by studying his book Tafsir al-Tafsir al-Bayâniy li al-Qur'an al-Karim. It has been found that the method applied by al-sya-i' was patterned literature i.e. literary exegesis which is designed to be inter-interpretation of the Quranic text which methodologically, can be considered modern. The method used a thematic approach (maudu'i) in interpreting the Koran and stressed the need for interpretation of philology, based on the chronological text and the use of Arabic semantics. This thematic approach was a response to the classical method of interpretation of the Qur'an by contemporary experts. It is then applied by al-Syathi in his commentary that contains fourteen chapters started Makkiyah entitled “al-Tafsi r  li al-Bayan al-Qur'an al-Karim.â€
  • Hermeneutika Hukum Islam Abû Ishâq Al-Syâthibî

    Fadal, Kurdi (Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sultan Amai Gorontalo, 2017-06-12)
    This paper traces al-Syatibi’s thought about how he formulated the ijtihad of hermeneutics that aims to make Islamic law could really be applied by every Muslim. Sharia is set to benefit for both in this life and hereafter. Therefore, every legal system is aimed to organize all aspects of human life must be able to give benefit to them. Therefore, methodological steps must be taken every jurist, mujtahid or legal reviewers when they are about to set the law. The first step profoundly understands the texts of the Koran and Hadiths; knows the context of the emergence of these texts, as well as understands the context of a community, e.g. legal subjects, so, the legal can be applied and beneficial.

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