Presentation on theme: "JUSTICE AND HUMAN RELATIONS IN SAID NURSIS WORK AS SEEN FROM A COMMUNICATION PERSPECTIVE Andi Faisal Bakti Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University,Jakarta,"— Presentation transcript:
JUSTICE AND HUMAN RELATIONS IN SAID NURSIS WORK AS SEEN FROM A COMMUNICATION PERSPECTIVE Andi Faisal Bakti Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University,Jakarta, Indonesia.
I. Introduction A. Questions: - How does Said Nursi discuss in his work the idea of justice? - How does he define justice? - What are his interpretations of adalah in the Quran and how are these interpretations relevant to the modern tradition? B. Statement : adalah (Qur an) - God: Planets, Animated entities, Human beings - God s encouragement to human beings to be just - Rulers/leaders to be just - Judges to be fair C. Metodologi/theory: - Inter textualities - Indexicalities
II. Justice in Communication Every one accepts and knows that the others accept the same principles of justice Social institution satisfy and are known to satisfy their principles
III. Said Nursis Treatment of Justice Affirmative: giving and deserving his rights Negative: chastising the unjust wrong doers their due: - Requital - Punishment
IV. Gods Justice Gods wisdom/ mercy/ balancing of the universe. Surah al-Rahman 7-9: mention 4 times: balance! (Wassamaa rafaaha wawadhaa al-miizan. Alla tatghaw fiil miizan. Waaqimul wazna bil qisti walaa tukhsiru al-miizan) Sharia: The core of justice Illustrious Sharia : - Mutual consultation - Restriction of power to the law - Make the authority apply justice
Two examples of Sharia: - Inheritance - Cutting hand Good deeds Unbelievers good deed; still put in Hell Unbeliever = 1000 murders 1 minutes murder = 15 years (nearly 8 million minutes) of imprisonment (Hell). 1 minutes disbelieve = nearly 8 billion minutes 1 year of disbelieve = 2.880 billion minutes
V. Rulers Justice The companions of the Prophet Muhammad The Rightly-guided Caliphs - Caliphs - Presidents The 10 Promised Paradise Kings / rulers (many unjust practices): - Bourgeoisie Vs Proletariat - Racialism Vs nationalism
VI. Peoples Justice Criminals are sinful in the view truths Western civilization is not based on truth but on:- Force - Conflict - Aggression - Evil of civilization
VII. Conclusion Gods Justice : a perfect balance and equilibrium Humanity: - Good deeds Paradise - Bad deeds Hell Sharia on Vs Western tradition on - Inheritance 2:1- Inheritance 1:1 - Stealing = cutting hand - Thief = Imprisonment Emulation of -- Prophet Muhammad His family members - His Rightly Guided Caliphs - The 10 Promised with paradise
Nursi is critical of any kind of - Oppression; umayyads/abbasids - Injustice of… Except: Umar bin Abdul Aziz Turkey court practices are unjust/ unfair Nationalism & Radicalism; sources of injustice Supports Communitarian Islam; Ummah General population are to be defended from; - Oppression - Tyranny - Corrupt Good deeds of Westerners are not based on Sharia! Practices
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