Original Research

The humanisation of women in the Tafsir Faidh Ar-Rahmân by Kiai Saleh Darat

Yuyun Affandi, Agus Riyadi, Romlah Widayanti, Asep D. Abdullah, Kurnia Muhajarah, Nasitotul Janah
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 79, No 1 | a8732 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v79i1.8732 | © 2023 Yuyun Affandi, Agus Riyadi, Romlah Widayanti, Asep D. Abdullah, Kurnia Muhajarah, Nasitotul Janah | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 24 March 2023 | Published: 25 July 2023

About the author(s)

Yuyun Affandi, Faculty of Da'wah and Communication, UIN Walisongo Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia
Agus Riyadi, Faculty of Da'wah and Communication, UIN Walisongo Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia
Romlah Widayanti, Department of Qur'anic Sciences and Interpretation, Institut Ilmu Al-Qur’an, Jakarta, Indonesia
Asep D. Abdullah, Faculty of Da'wah and Communication, UIN Walisongo Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia
Kurnia Muhajarah, Faculty of Da'wah and Communication, UIN Walisongo Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia
Nasitotul Janah, Faculty of Islamic Religion, Universitas Muhammadiyah Magelang, Magelang, Indonesia

Abstract

The dehumanisation of women has been recorded in world history. In religions one can easily find interpretations that tend to be discriminatory against women. This research aims to see the humanisation of women in the Tafsir Faidh Ar-Rahman by Kiai Sholeh Darat towards the position of women in Islam. This research is a library research. Data collection was done through documentation. Furthermore, the data were analysed qualitatively by a descriptive method. The results of the study showed that. The humanisation of women in the Tafsir Faidh Ar-Rahmân by Kiai Sholeh Darat on the position of women in Islam is; he emphasised that women have an equal position with men. In terms of inheritance, Kyai Sholeh Darat wanted flexibility in understanding the verse regarding the portion of inheritance 2:1 so that the provisions can adapt according to the situation. In certain contexts, women may get the same share as men.

Contribution: The thoughts of Kiai Sholeh Darat have contributed to being one of the references in looking at women’s issues in Islam objectively.


Keywords

The Holy Quran; women humanisation; interpretation of Faidh Ar-Rahmân; Kiai Sholeh Darat; Islamic thought.

Sustainable Development Goal

Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals

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