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Wahhabism: a misconception segregating the Malay muslim community and Wasatiyyah as the mean for an ideal life

Junid, Humairah and Abdul Rahim, Adibah (2017) Wahhabism: a misconception segregating the Malay muslim community and Wasatiyyah as the mean for an ideal life. Yeni Turkiye, 23 (96). pp. 172-180. ISSN 1300-4174

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Abstract

This paper seeks to study the misconception of Wahhabism that prevails within the Malay Muslim community in the of 21st century and aims to explain the public that the Wahhabi movement is a misnomer with reference to the renowned scholar Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab. This study examines the mission of Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab and comes to learn the history of the term Wahhabi. Malays dispel Wahhabism for they are not bilateral with Sunnis thought but people whom proudly associate themselves with the Wahhabi movement has contributed to fuel the confusion even further. The perplexity on the issue of Wahhabism needs to be addressed and this paper will also promotes the practice of WasaÏiyyah to enhance the social living of Malay Muslim community. To achieve the main purpose of this study, descriptive and analytical method has been applied. The findings of this research will help both the masses and ‘Wahhabis’ to properly put their puzzled pieces of thought in place regarding Wahhabism and it will also assist in improving the tension of the present Malay Muslim community.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2231/61493
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wahhabism; Misconception segregating;Malay muslim community and Wasatiyyah; Ideal life
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP188.16 Wasatiyyah. Moderation In Islam
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Depositing User: Dr Adibah Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2018 08:54
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2018 08:54
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/61493

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