Exploring the Determinant Factors of Food Related Fatwa Issuances based on â€˜Urf
There are queries on the halal status of food among Muslim consumers due to the accessibility of halal knowledge via mass media, and this needs for the juristsâ€™ clarification (fatwa). Thus, this paper seeks to examine the determinant factors of fatwaâ€™s decisions on food-related issues based on the approach of â€˜urf. A qualitative approach which involved document analysis technique was applied from various authoritative sources. Furthermore, content analysis and constant comparative methods were used to analyze the data. This study will assist policymakers in dealing with food-related issues and help the public in identifying the rationale of the fatwaâ€™s decisions.Â Â
Keywords: Fatwa; halal food; istiá¹Äbah; â€˜urf.Â Â
eISSN: 2398-4287 Â© 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer-review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.Â Â
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