The Representation of Moderation and its Outcome in Reforming People in the Light of Holy Quran and Sunnah
Author: MA. Junior Lecturer/ Sayed Sebghatullah Ibrahimi
Department of Islamic Education, Faculty of Sharia, University of Ghazni, Afghanistan
Moderation is considered favorable deed in all aspects of life, so the holy religion of Islam has advised its followers to observe it in all parts of their lives. This has characterized Muslims moderate followers as Allah has also declared that He has made Muslims a moderate nation so that they may be witnesses to the people and the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) be a witness to the Muslims. Meanwhile, extremism and deficiency are frowned at as they cause destruction and annihilation of human beings like the former nations who were overwhelmed and destroyed by extremism and deficiency. The present article represents a detailed discussion of both extremism and deficiency. Moderation is favorable deed in all aspects whereas extremism and deficiency is an ugly and evil deed. Moderation and balance in life and avoiding extremism and deficiency are crucially important in life. To respect the impermissibility of extremism in religion; otherwise, it causes Biddah (innovation) and misguidance. The expressing the extremist deeds of the People of the Book and their misguidance in beliefs and worships. A Muslim should adopt moderation in all dimensions of life whether it is belief, worship, thought, morality, economics, and politics and so on.
Representation, Moderation, Consequence, Reform, Quran and Sunnah