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Covid-19 pandemic: is there any hope for a good life?

Ahmad Fadzlillah, Nurrrulhidayah and Mohd Sukri, Siti Jamilah (2022) Covid-19 pandemic: is there any hope for a good life? Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 7 (6). pp. 1-13. E-ISSN 2504-8562

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The purpose of this paper is to highlight about positive sides of the Covid-19 pandemic. The method used in this paper is textual analysis. The data are collected from secondary sources such as journal articles, e-books, e-newspapers, and websites. Although this pandemic seems to ‘darken’ human beings' productivity specifically in terms of socio-economic development and contributes to a public health crisis, there are still hidden blessings behind this calamity. Based on the collected data, the researchers are capable to dig positive aspects of this pandemic as a new norm. The highlighted main points are encourage the Muslim to strengthen the spiritual link to Allah s.w.t, encourage the Muslim to advance survival skills, promote digital-based education, strengthen family ties, environmental healing, and promote a culture of “Helping Each Other” in the community. It is important to highlight other bright sides of the pandemic with a hope to drive good spirit among the readers to survive. In addition, the researchers also underline a specific main point how installing hope helps the Muslims keep moving on towards life betterment since there are no clear signs the pandemic will end in a short time.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Covid-19; Islam; Hope; Life and Positive
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART)
Depositing User: Dr Nurrulhidayah Ahmad Fadzillah
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2022 08:22
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2022 08:47
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/98734

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