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The Usage of ICT in Shariah: online marriage

Mamat , Arifin and Mohd Yusof, Nasura (2013) The Usage of ICT in Shariah: online marriage. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 3 (5). pp. 263-266. ISSN 2221-0989 (O), 2220-8488 (P)

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Abstract

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has witnessed a rapid development and made a significant impact on human relationship, particularly in developing new means of communication. This new means of technology provides a system for its users to communicate with each other regardless of time, place and distance. This development has also affected the way Muslim practices Islam, such as the aqd of marriage which is now being conducted through the internet via video conferencing. However, there is no special provision in the Islamic Family Law in any states in Malaysia. Since Islam is a complete yet simple religion that has always encouraged Muslims to perform good deeds and prevent them from any hardship in life, Muslims are permitted to do things that can bring benefit (maslahat) to them. Hence, this paper discusses how an online marriage can be an alternative to the Muslim communities in general, and Malaysia in particular.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1776/30204
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information and communication technology (ICT), ICT and Shariah, The usage of ICT, Marriage through online, Islam and ICT
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP174 The Practice of Islam > BP184 Religious ceremonies, rites etc
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP174 The Practice of Islam > BP184 Religious ceremonies, rites etc

T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arifin Mamat
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2013 16:50
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2014 14:27
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/30204

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