The Understanding of Love Amongst the Muslim Youth in Malaysia

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Abstract

Love is the feelings of the soul, the vibration of the heart, the instinct which has existed withm oneself, especially youth. If these feelings of love are built upon the understanding in adherence to Islam then the self will prosper or otherwise the lives will turn into shambles. In relation to this, this study is conducted to measure the understanding of love among the Muslim youth. Total of 641 respondents (N = 641) comprising of the Muslim youth in Malaysia had taken part in this study. The questionnaires that were distributed are divided into two parts, namely the demographic section and the section which asks questions on the understanding of the concept of love according to Islam. The instrument used was evaluated by the experts before it was given out to the respondents. The level of value of the Cronbach alpha obtained was high (>0.8). The study data were analysed descriptively by looking at the mean, percentage and the standard deviation. The findings show that the Malaysian Muslim youth have high level of understanding on every dimension of love according to Islam.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)208-214
Number of pages7
JournalResearch Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume8
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • Concept of love
  • Cronbach alpha
  • Islam
  • Muslim youth
  • Understanding

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  • Engineering(all)

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