'Fitna' is surely trash

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2008) 'Fitna' is surely trash. New Sunday Times.

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FITNA (or fitnah) is an Arabic word that has become wellaccepted in the Malay vocabulary. Its common usage gives a negative connotation bordering on “slander”, “malice” or “backbiting”, especially in the context of spreading mischief and falsehood. Fitna is therefore frowned upon in Islam since it often results in not only disrepute, but could also cause suspicion and animosity. In these days of instant communication, fitna has a greater consequence for societal wellbeing. In many ways, fitna is a global phenomena, not confined to Muslims.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1-253 Islam
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 03:57
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2017 03:57
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/33073

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