SOCIOLOGICAL DISCOURSE IN THE QUR’AN : Human Relation from Perspective of Sociological Establishment
This paper attempts to study different aspects of the sociological discourse in the Qur’an. The guiding principles in the Qur’an are not confined to spiritual matters rather they are beyond the whole activities of mankind. The area of study is not to discuss it from the view point of philosophical or contemporary Islamic thought in the hands of scholars of sociology. It seems that such kind of studies, have conducted by many other researchers in that particular aspect. Our study focuses on the divine guidelines as appeared in the textual evidences in the Qur’an. On the first part, it deals with exploring the definition of Qur’anic discourse (al-khitab al-Qur’ani) which may differ from the definition given by other scholars in human sciences. It will includes various levels of discourse starting from inter individual, inter group and up to the level of political arena. Furthermore, it also focuses on the concept of community development and its main principles to come up with the outcome which, toward the end, can entertain the needs of well being which could bring them into the balance between physical and spiritual needs. In addition, it highlights the practical examples of discourses conducted by the Prophets and Messengers which could be taken as model in conducting the community development in the light of changing situation.
Keywords: Qur’anic discourse, Islamic thought, sociology, and community development.
Abdurahman, Muhammad, Al-Khitab al-Siyasi fi al-Qur’an, Kuala Lumpur: at International Islamic University Malaysia, 2011.
‘Audah, ‘Abd al-Qadir, Al-Islam bayn Jahli Abnaihi wa ‘Ajzi ‘Ulamaihi, Beirut: Muasasah al-Risalah, 1982.
Badr, Ahmad Anwar, Muqadamat fi al-Insaniyyat wa ‘ulum al-Ijtima’iyyah, Cairo: Dar al-Quba, 2001.
Baghawi, Husayn ibn Mas’ud, Ma’alim al-Tanzil, Cairo: Dar Ùaybah, 1977.
Borgatta, Edgar, Encyclopedia of Sociology, New York: Macmillan, 2000.
Darazi, Adnan, Min Mafahim al-Qur’an fi Suluk al-Fardi wa al-Ijtima’I, Beirut: Dar al-Hadi, 2000.
Isawi, ‘Abd al-Rahman, Saykologiyyah al-Tanshi’ah al-Ijtima’iyyah, Alexandria: Dar al-Fikr al-Jami’, 1984.
Murshifi, Muhammad, Fi al-Tarbiyyah al-Islamiyyah: Buuth wa al-Dirasah al-Qahirah, Cairo: Maktabah Wahbah, 1987.
Nabi, Malik, Milad al-Mujtama’: Shabakah al-Alaqah al-Ijtima’iyah, Damascus: Dar al-Fikr, 1986.
Nasif, Nasar, Mafhum al-Ummah bayn al-Din wa al-Tarikh, Beirut: Dar al-Tiba’ah, 1980.
Peter, V. Marsden, Social Network, New York: Macmillan, 2000.
Qurtubi, Abu ‘Abdullah Muhammad bin Ahmad, Al-Jami li Ahkam al-Qur’an, Cairo: Dar al-Kitab al-‘Arabi li al-Tiba’ah wa al-Nashr, 1967.
Quthb, Sayyid, Fi Zilal al-Qur’an, Cairo: Dar al-Shuruq, 1982.
Razi, Fakhruddin, Mafatih al-Ghayb, Beirut : Dar al-Fikr, 1981.
Shalabi, Ahmad, Al-hayat al-Ijtima’iyyah fi al-Fikr al-Islami, Cairo : Maktabah al-Nahdah al-Mishriyyah, 1986.
Article MetricsAbstract view : 0 times
PDF - 0 times
- There are currently no refbacks.