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Removal of despotic political regime: the Abū Dharr’s legacy and its legitimacy

Jani, Mohd. Shah and Fatah Yasin, Raudlotul Firdaus (2020) Removal of despotic political regime: the Abū Dharr’s legacy and its legitimacy. Intellectual Discourse, 28 (1). pp. 195-213. ISSN 0128-4878 E-ISSN 2289-5639

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Abstract

This article is a humble attempt at highlighting the controversies regarding the legitimacy of popular resistance or revolutionary movement to bring down Muslim political regime that claimed to be despotic, unjust and even un-Islamic. Having the fact on the existence of another view by majority scholars that more inclined towards pacifist ideology which stressed on political stability as a prerequisite to prosperity, the article emphasizes more on the revolutionary school, while the second shall be highlighted when it is necessary for comparison. Employing qualitative method of study, the article seeks to examine the arguments provided by both movements. This will be done by analyzing their textual and rational grounds of evidences used by the two schools to legitimize their political stance. Associating with what is happening in Muslims nation nowadays, current study compelled to review the radical revolutionary movement from the perspective of moderate Islam school of thought.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 352/81073
Uncontrolled Keywords: Despotic, Political Regime, Abū Dharr’s Legacy
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP173.7 Islam and politics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Qur’an and Sunnah
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Raudlotul Firdaus Fatah Yasin
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2020 12:03
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2020 12:03
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/81073

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