Empowering Students as Agents of Religious Moderation in Islamic Higher Education Institutions

Mustakim, Zaenal and Ali, Fachri and Kamal, Rahmat (2021) Empowering Students as Agents of Religious Moderation in Islamic Higher Education Institutions. Jurnal Pendidikan Islam, 7 (1). ISSN 2460-8149

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Promoting moderate Islam in the education sector to prevent radicalism and violent extremism, particularly in Indonesia’s Islamic universities has been considered important. This study demonstrated how values of moderate Islam empower student to prevent radicalism and violent extremism in university. This research is qualitative case study. Eight students and two teachers at a public Islamic university in Central Java, Indonesia were recruited to participate. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews and observation. The result of the study shows that the values of tolerance, inclusivity, flexibility, and objectivity in understanding religious texts were internalized to empower students as agents of religious moderation. The presentation of learning materials were adopted from national journals, reputable international journals, websites, and official social media platforms for moderate Muslim intellectuals. The materials contributed significantly to the prevention of hate speech and hoaxes.

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Subjects: 300 SOCIAL SCIENCE ( ILMU SOSIAL ) > 370 Education (Pendidikan) > 378 Higher Education, Universities/Pendidikan Tinggi, Unversitas
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Ilmu Keguruan > Jurusan Pendidikan Agama Islam
Depositing User: Junaeti Aqin
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2021 06:38
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2021 23:06
URI: http://repository.iainpekalongan.ac.id/id/eprint/519

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