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The Feasiblity of Al-Faruqi’s meta-religion principles: sharing of research experience

Ibrahim, Haslina (2017) The Feasiblity of Al-Faruqi’s meta-religion principles: sharing of research experience. Al-Itqan Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 1 (1). pp. 55-68.

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Abstract

This paper shares part of the research experience in applying al-Faruqi’s meta- religion principles for developing profile of religions in Malaysia. To capture the principles, two major categories have been recommended as the anchoring themes which are ‘permanent’ and ‘dynamic’. The categories were tested by means of in-depth interviews with learned representatives of four major religions in Malaysia. This paper therefore focuses on sharing parts of the important processes involved in the research those are developing and testing the themes and the questions. The two processes have enlightened the researcher on the feasibility and the weaknesses of meta-religion principles as means for understanding religions.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2251/63696
Uncontrolled Keywords: Meta-Religion, Inter-Religious Relations, Religious Studies, Comparative Religion
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Depositing User: Dr Haslina Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 15 May 2018 16:47
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2018 09:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/63696

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