The Role of Majelis Ulama Indonesia and Its Fatwas within The Indonesian Governance System

Harimurti, Yudi Widagdo and Fauzan, Encik Muhammad and Purbasari, Indah and Yulianingsih, Indra (2020) The Role of Majelis Ulama Indonesia and Its Fatwas within The Indonesian Governance System. In: ICETLAWBE 2020, 26 September 2020, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia.

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Abstract

Ulema are the topnotch scholars in Islamic religious teaching trusted by all levels of Muslim communities to guide their life and there is the Indonesian Ulema Council also known as MUI. In practice, MUI plays a significant role to Muslims and the government and it serves as a guidance in resolving peoples’ problems related to religion.Therefore, this study is conducted to elaborate the existence of MUI within the Republic of Indonesia’s governance system and how it should be managed.within the system. Moreover, the method used in this analysis is the normative research method. The approach used is a statute (legislation) and historical approach. These results indicate the significant role of MUI in the Republic of Indonesia`s constitutional system as expressed in MUI fatwas that are considered as parts of some Laws, and the government references in decision makings. Hence, MUI should be the part of the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: fatwa management mui governance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2021 07:35
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2021 07:35
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/2455

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