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Promoting interreligious understanding through the Holy Quran


Nordin, Munif Zariruddin Fikri and Mohd Nor, Nor Fariza (2014) Promoting interreligious understanding through the Holy Quran. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 155. pp. 184-188. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

This paper discusses the Qur’anic term of Ahsan al-Qawl as a basic linguistic concept of language role in interreligious communication in order to identify the meanings of (inter)religious communication based on the Qur’an and to construct the appropriate model in analysing interreligious discourse.The connection of the term with language use and language practice in interreligious communication will be discussed.The findings show that the principles of interreligious communication are mostly based on the God-man relation, and also the man-man-nature relation. These relations clearly distinguish the meanings of religious communication in the Islamic perspective from the Western perspective.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: International Conference on Communication and Media 2014 (i-COME’14), Organised by: School of Multimedia Technology and Communication, UUM, 18 - 20 October, 2014, Holiday Villa Beach Hotel and Resort, Langkawi, Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Interreligious communication; religious language; religious discourse analysis
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Divisions: Centre for General Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Munif Zarirruddin Fikri Nordin
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2015 09:00
Last Modified: 24 May 2016 02:32
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13019

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