NU Women's Role in Narrating Moderate Islam with Majelis Taklim
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- Muslimat NU, majlis taklim, moderate Islam.
Majelis taklim is a non-formal institution for Muslims to learn about Islamic teaching. But today, many majelis taklim filled by Islamic scholars who spread the teachings of radical Islam or takfiri ideology. Majelis taklim also become one of the methods of spreading radical ideology among Muslims. With the spread of takfiri ideology, majelis taklim producing people who dare to violence in the name of religion. Nowadays the main actors of terror and suicide bombings are not confined to men only. A few years ago women with radical Islamic ideology were limited to providing support to the actions of their husbands or family, now women become the main suicide bombers. Nahdhatul Ulama (NU) is a bigger Muslim organization in Indonesia that is consistent in teaching the values of peaceful and moderate Islam, then how about NU women s (Muslimat) role in monitoring the teachings of takfiri ideology taught in many majelis taklim for women? This research discusses the role of Muslimat NU in fostering women's majelis taklim, to teach a peaceful and moderate narrative of Islam for women in Indonesia. This study compares the narratives of peace brought by Muslimat NU to counter the takfiri narratives in contemporary issues. Through this role, this study also looks at how the impacts of this study aim to analyze the role of Muslimat NU as a large Muslim women's organization. This study uses qualitative methods which use the discourse analysis, not the statistical figures. Data collection is obtained through observation, conversation analysis, and discourse analysis.
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TY - CONF AU - Wiwi Siti Sajaroh AU - Sarah Hajar Mahmudah PY - 2017/11 DA - 2017/11 TI - NU Women's Role in Narrating Moderate Islam with Majelis Taklim BT - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Social and Political Sciences (ICSPS 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 372 EP - 375 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsps-17.2018.80 DO - 10.2991/icsps-17.2018.80 ID - Sajaroh2017/11 ER -