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The personification of hospitality (Ḍiyāfah) in community development and its influence on social solidarity (Takāful Ijtimāʿī) through the eyes of the Prophetic Tradition (Sunnah)

Mohamed, Ahmad Hassan and Akbar, Mohamed Aslam and Abd. Aziz, Hassanuddeen (2020) The personification of hospitality (Ḍiyāfah) in community development and its influence on social solidarity (Takāful Ijtimāʿī) through the eyes of the Prophetic Tradition (Sunnah). Al-Shajarah: Journal of The International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), xx (xx). pp. 1-18. ISSN 1394-6870 (In Press)

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Abstract

This paper tends to the subject of hospitality (ḍiyāfah) and elucidates its social standing and coupled terms by outlining the personification of hospitality in community development through the eyes of the Prophetic Tradition (Sunnah). The research clarifies the essential components of hospitality, with a specific spotlight on the association of human rights and the development of spirituality in different kinds of hospitality that were in practice during the early Muslims' period. The study features the influence of hospitality on social solidarity system (al-takāful al-ijtimāʿ) as it tends to the essential components related to the act of endowment (awqāf), the occasions of sacrificing animals (aḍāḥī), and the wedding banquets (ʿurūs). Lastly, the paper emphasizes that meaningful hospitality bears a significant impact on community development of society, and safeguarding human rights along with the spiritual progress promote education and encourage the growth of knowledge since ḍiyāfah is a gift which raises the humanity to achieve the divine guidance from God.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 9388/79785
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hospitality, Community development, Social solidarity, Sunnah, Waqf Endowments
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics > BJ1188 Religious ethics
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP100 Sacred books > BP135 Hadith literature. Traditions. Sunna
BPH Islamic Economics > BPH741 Waqf
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general > NX650 Special subjects, characters, persons, religious arts, etc.
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Qur’an and Sunnah
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Mohamed Aslam Akbar
Date Deposited: 06 May 2020 10:58
Last Modified: 06 May 2020 10:58
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/79785

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