Dealing with People in Light of the Quranic Chapter of Al-Hujurat (The Chambers): A Social Perspective
Omar M. Khasawneh, Mohammad A. Al-Jamal
The purpose of this study was to present in what ways people are to deal with one another in light of the Quranic chapter of Al Hujurat, not intended to present evidence to prove or disprove theories. The researchers described four major issues associated with numerous social activities related to justice, peace and reconciliation, entertaining good intentions toward others, and rejecting all kinds of segregations. The results indicated that all four social activities extracted from this chapter are observed as VALUES. Such values could be converted into conducts and actions, which in turn, would be ‘a way of life’; a diffused norm that is well respected by community members. Clues, meanings, suggestions, and signs through using Quranic terms and words could reflect social actions. Based on the study results, the researchers recommend conducting similar studies to present comparable social activities in light of further Quranic chapters in addition to theological scriptural verses reflected by other spiritual traditions.
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