Kiai and Politician
K.H. As’ad Ummar’s Efforts and Thoughts in Developing Pondok Pesantren Darul Ulum Jombang, 1985-2001
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- Pesantren; Darul Ulum Jombang; K.H. As’ad Umar; Kiai; Politician; Golkar
This study aims to analyzes the life background and thoughts of K.H. As’ad Umar, how was his role in politics, and how his efforts and policies were in developing the Pesantren Darul Ulum in Jombang, East Jawa in 1985-2010. Thematically, this research is historical research of thought, and it is based on the historical methods that include heuristics, criticism, interpretation, and historiography. From this research, the findings are, first, the character and thoughts of K.H As’ad Umar cannot be separated from his background as the santri family and his thorough life experiences in the Nahdlatul Ulama environment. Secondly, K.H. As’ad Umar was an influential political Kiai and lobbyist from Jombang. For him, politics became the tool of struggle while lobbying was the main vanguard for achieving his goals. In his political journey, clearly illustrated how politics became a tool for him to approach the authorities to get benefits for Muslims and the pesantren. Third, K.H. As’ad Umar was the father of Pesantren Development. He was becoming the main initiator behind the development of Darul Ulum. He managed to break the pesantren’s image, which was previously known as a traditional and backward educational institution to be a modern and advanced on.
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TY - CONF AU - Soraya Soraya AU - Abdurakhman Abdurakhman AU - Yon Machmudi PY - 2021 DA - 2021/11/21 TI - Kiai and Politician BT - Proceedings of the International University Symposium on Humanities and Arts 2020 (INUSHARTS 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 273 EP - 278 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211110.041 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211110.041 ID - Soraya2021 ER -