Teaching Da'wah as Islamic studies (Teds) in higher learning institutions: Malaysian experience

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Islamic studies have a special significance in Malaysia. The teaching of this particular subject has started quite a long time before independence. The coming of Islam in Malaysia has influenced the teaching of Islamic studies much. Various subjects pertaining to Islamic studies has been taught among the Muslims community in Malaysia like tawhid, fiqh, tasawwuf, akhlak, falak and etc. However, the teaching of da'wah as a subject is quite new. At school level, da'wah as a subject not included in the Islamic studies curriculum. At higher learning institutions, da'wah has been taught as a specific subject at National University, Malaya University and International Islamic University, Science University of Islam Malaysia (USIM), and several others. This article, is therefore trying to explore the teaching of da'wah as Islamic Studies in Malaysian Higher Learning institution. The discussion of this article however, will focus on focus on the teaching of da'wah at Department of Da'wah and Leadership Studies, faculty of Islamic Studies, national University of Malaysia. For this purpose, exploratory method is used through written documents related to the subject. This study revealed that teaching da'wah as an Islamic Studies is a need and vital for the development of da'wah in Malaysia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)521-523
Number of pages3
JournalAdvances in Natural and Applied Sciences
Volume6
Issue number4 SPL.ISS. 3
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Higher learning institution
  • Islamic studies
  • Malaysian experience
  • Teaching da'wah

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