Shihab”s perspective on working women issue: an analysis in his book, Tafsīr, al-Misbāh

Abdul Rahim, Mohd Hisyam and Mohd Yusoff, Zulkifli (2012) Shihab”s perspective on working women issue: an analysis in his book, Tafsīr, al-Misbāh. International Journal of Social Science and Humanity, 2 (1). ISSN 2010-3646


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This article aims to analyze the methodology used by Prof. Dr. Muhammad Quraish Shihab, a contemporary Islamic scholar from Indonesia and also the writer of Tafsīr al-Misbāh in discussing working women from the Islamic perspective. Content analysis was implemented in the analyzing Shihab’s work. The principal (al-ma’thur), and the opinion (al-ra’y) methodology of exegesis were used to describe the analysis. All the data have been coded based on ideas and categorized according topic and concept. Lastly, the theme has been identified to define the ‘meaning’ of the data. The study has found that Shihab employed an exceptional method in commentating the topic. He also succeeded in combining both method of Quranic exegesis, the principal (al-ma’thur) and the opinion (al-ra’y). Lastly, it has been found that Shihab’s debate was delivered solidly and systematically supported by well-organized facts.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Al-misbāh; working women; methodology of quranic exegesis
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions:Faculty of Science, Technology and Human Development > Department of Islamic Studies and Social Science
ID Code:8170
Deposited By:Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Deposited On:25 Apr 2017 15:53
Last Modified:25 Apr 2017 15:53

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