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Revisiting the Malaise of the Ummah: A way forward

Ariffin, Adlina (2017) Revisiting the Malaise of the Ummah: A way forward. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (5). pp. 4989-4992. ISSN 1936-6612

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Abstract

This paper attempts to discuss the malaise of the Muslim ummah by presenting the essential factors that impede its development in the contemporary world according to the framework propounded by Faruqi (1989) which are the decline of intellect and methodology. It brings forth and discusses the ideas propounded by renowned Muslim scholars such as Abdul Hamid Abu Sulayman, Mohd Kamal Hassan, Ismail al-Faruqi, Al-Attas etc. and relate them to the core issues faced by Muslims worldwide. It also aims to provide some suggestions for Muslims to tackle these issues constructively.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3490/58460
Uncontrolled Keywords: malaise of the Muslim ummah, crisis of the ummah, decline of intellect and methodology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of English Language & Literature
Depositing User: Dr Adlina Ariffin
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2017 09:37
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2017 09:37
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/58460

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