Strategies of the Regional Leaders of Muhammadiyah Bojonegoro in Against the Radicalism Movement
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- Muhammadiyah; Radicalism; Moderate; Tolerant; Inclusive
This study examines the contribution of the Regional Leadership of Muhammadiyah Bojonegoro, East Java, in an effort to stem the outbreak of the radicalism movement. The problem is limited to the following: (1) What are the views (regarding the definition, characteristics, and statements of agreeing or disagreeing) of Muhammadiyah leaders in Bojonegoro towards the Islamic radicalism movement? (2) What efforts can be taken by Muhammadiyah in Bojonegoro in stemming the spread of Islamic radicalism in society, especially in Bojonegoro? (3) In the field of da’wah, what strategies are used to minimize the possibility of spreading Islamic radicalism in society? This type of research is field research, the primary data source is obtained through interviews with Muhammadiyah leaders in Bojonegoro, in addition to documents belonging to the Bojonegoro Muhammadiyah Regional Leaders. Data collection techniques through interviews, observation and documentation. The results of this study are: First, regarding the definition of radicalism according to figures and leaders of Muhammadiyah Bojonegoro, it is understood as a movement that wants to completely change the social order in unconstitutional ways. Among Muhammadiyah figures in Bojonegoro considers that radicalism is a product of conspiracy, so that in this context the meaning of radicalism is biased. However, all Bojonegoro Muhammadiyah leaders agreed that Muhammadiyah refused and would fight radicalism. Second, among the efforts/contributions of the Bojonegoro Muhammadiyah Regional Leaders in overcoming radicalism are manifested in various work programs such as implementing the policies of the Muhammadiyah Central Leadership to enlighten the community by showing the face of Islam that is rahmatan lil ‘alamin Third, Muhammadiyah Bojonegoro does not use a special strategy either in the field of da’wah and in other fields related to combating radicalism, because in general the Muhammadiyah movement from the central level to the lowest level is a movement that shows the spirit of wasathiyah/moderate, inclusive, and promotes tolerance.
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TY - CONF AU - Chamim Tohari PY - 2023 DA - 2023/05/13 TI - Strategies of the Regional Leaders of Muhammadiyah Bojonegoro in Against the Radicalism Movement BT - Proceedings of the 1st UMSurabaya Multidisciplinary International Conference 2021 (MICon 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 125 EP - 141 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_15 DO - 10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_15 ID - Tohari2023 ER -