Islamic Social Principles for a Friendly and Pleasant Environment: A lesson from Kitab Al-Jidar

Authors

  • Sharifah Fadylawaty Syed Abdullah Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Mohd Dani Muhamad Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Amal Hayati Ishak Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Ezani Yaakob Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6iSI5.2923

Keywords:

traditional Islamic ; built environment ; Islamic principles ; social environment

Abstract

Low social ties among society occurred due to the lack of social interaction and civic engagement. The purpose of this paper is to explore the manifestation of Islamic social principles in Kitab Al-Jidar. This qualitative method accomplished the content analysis process. This study found that five (5) social principles in Kitab Al-Jidar has potential to maintain healthy social relations. It is hoped that this paper would infuse awareness among modern society to play their role as a community member in creating a friendly and pleasant environment based on Islamic social principles.

Keywords: traditional Islamic ; built environment ; Islamic principles ; social environment

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2021. 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.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6iSI5.2923

Published

2021-09-01

How to Cite

Syed Abdullah, S. F. ., Muhamad, M. D. ., Ishak, A. H. ., & Yaakob , E. . (2021). Islamic Social Principles for a Friendly and Pleasant Environment: A lesson from Kitab Al-Jidar. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 6(SI5), 13-18. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6iSI5.2923

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