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The importance of cooperation and unity in Islam: the case of Covid-19

Bendebka, Ramzi (2020) The importance of cooperation and unity in Islam: the case of Covid-19. IIUM Emotional and Psychological Support Site. pp. 1-4.

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ometimes, according to His wisdom, Allah will put His servants through trial and test with different types of plagues and diseases at different times and in different places. Currently, COVID-19 is a global threat to human health and human existence with more than two million infections around the world. Governments and societies are trying hard to find methods and practices to effectively engage communities in the attempts to control the virus. This article highlights the role of cooperation and unity from an Islamic perspective as a mechanism to control and minimize the risks of COVID-19. We know very well that Allah will protect and save all of us. But at the same time we also need to do our best and maximize our efforts to successfully solve the problem and effectively manage our societies. As a result of this understanding, we must recognize the efforts being made by the government and leaders, security and police forces, doctors, nurses and all the people in the healthcare field who are struggling to save lives and control the spread of the virus. In order to control the virus, all the aforementioned people are sacrificing a lot, especially their lives, time, families and efforts. They are working very hard to save people’s lives everywhere in the country, without distinction of race, religion, political belief and economic or social condition. The effective way to appreciate and to be thankful for their sacrifices is to cooperate with them and to be united with them for the benefit of our society and nation. ....

Item Type: Article (Electronic Media)
Additional Information: 9068/80217
Uncontrolled Keywords: cooperation and unity, Islam, Covid-19
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H10 Societies
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM1001 Social psychology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fundamental and Inter-Disciplinary Studies (Effective: 5th Feb 2014)
Depositing User: Dr Ramzi Bendebka
Date Deposited: 05 May 2020 22:10
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2021 09:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/80217

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