Ward off Arrogance

WWW.PRIBUMI.WIN, INDONESIA – Buya Hamka as well as a scholar, also known as a writer. Through the works of his novel, he inserted various religious advice to his readers. In a novel entitled The New Generation, a woman of a wealthy boy named Syamsiar married Hasan. Their household life was borne by the Syamsiar family, which made Hasan uncomfortable. He also invited Syam to live independently, seek worker in another village, or stay in the village but work to earn a living with his own effort. “Would not it be…

So Smart in the Cyber Era

In the Qur’an, smart people are called ulul albab. Ulul albab or ulil albab (people of thought or reason) are mentioned in the Qur’an 16 times, namely in QS Al Baqarah verses 179, 197, and 269, Ali Imran verse 7, 190, Al Maidah verse 100, Joseph verse 111 , Ar-Ra’d verse 19, Ibrahim verse 52, Shaad verse 29, 43, Az-Zumar verses 9, 18, 21; Al Mukmin (Al Ghafir) verse 54, and Ath-Thalaq verse 10. For example, in QS Shaad verse 39, Allah says, “This is a book which we have…

Lead is Suffering

The news about the action of the Special Committee on the Rights of the Corruption Eradication Commission, which was formed by the House of Representatives, who visited the corruptors in the prison made me think of the story of an Indonesian hero who fought for the formation of the House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat). He is Haji Agus Salim (HAS). HAS is a figure of Minang origin who is known genius, oration expert, and very good at writing, born in 1884. In 1915, HAS began the struggle against invaders…

Zuhud

The writer from Jogja named Edi Mulyono in his book “From God, By Allah, and To God” wrote an interesting illustration of the phenomenon of people who strive to present themselves as beautiful and as handsome as possible to be loved by others. Because I want to be loved, I dress nice, expensive, luxurious, plus a flashy vehicle, as a way to reach that love. From hair to foot, all must be expensive. Magnificent. Branded. The present. Must matching. If the clothes are purple, the purse should be purple, the…

Assessing Islam of Others

In QS At-Taubah verses 100-103 mentioned that the humanity of Islam there are three groups. The first is the people who first convert to Islam (ie, the Muhajirin and those who follow in their footsteps) Allah is pleased with them and they are pleased with Allah and Allah provides them with Paradise that flows rivers in it forever (Surah At-Taubah: 100). The Muhajirins and the Ansar were so praised by Allah for their perseverance in embracing Islam. The Muhajirin were Meccans who had embraced Islam, and were ordered by the…