Persatuan Pemuda Muslim Se-Eropa : Identity, Encouragement for Giving, and Network, 1971-2009

The concerns of PPME encouraged its founders and supporters to expand its existence. It was established not only in the Netherlands (1971), but also in Germany (1973). This latter PPME could no longer prolong its existence after the 1990s due to its Indonesian political orientation and the absence of its cadres. This is unlike the PPME in the Netherlands which still exists today because its member....

Contextualist Interpretation Toward the Qur’an Shura al-Ma’idah: 51

Literally, Q.S. al-Ma'idah: 51 tells about the prohibition of appointing the Christians and Jews as awliya '. The question is what is the meaning of the word? What was its historical context? And what are the moral ideas that may be contained in the verse? Before answering these questions, it should firstly be noted that in order to understand Q.S. al-Ma'idah: 51, one must pay attentio....

Iqra ', The Biggest Miracle for the Qur'an?

Muslims believe that the Qur'an is the greatest miracle of the Prophet Muhammad. As the holy book, Qur'an is believed to be constantly in tune with the times and in accordance with any place (salih wa li kulli meal times). Likewise, the miracle of the Qur'an should also be timeless. In the early development of Islam, the Qur’an miracle aspect is viewed from the language beauty and th....