Reviewing on Women in the Poetic Texts of Imam Al-Shafi'i R.H.M

Nik Murshidah Binti Nik Din, Najihah Abd Wahid
2019 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
Women are bestowed with special status in Islam. In the Diwan of al-Shafi'i r.h.m, it depicts few of the poetic texts regarding the woman. This study will emphasize three poetic texts of Imam al-Shafi'i r.h.m that are reviewing on the position and privilege of women in Islam. All of these texts were gathered from Diwan of al-Shafi'i r.h.m as a primary source. Subsequently, by the approach of textual analysis, this research tried to analyse those three poetic texts through the support of
more » ... support of secondary data that were obtained from various sources. This research paper identified that Diwan of al-Shafi'i r.h.m possesses few perceptions of the woman that are in line with the requirement that is stated in al-Quran and al-Sunnah. All of these analysed texts are contributing to highlight the position and privilege of a woman according to Imam al-Shafi'i r.h.m that correspond to the acknowledgement of woman's position as stated in al-Quran. Keywords: Diwan of al-Shafi'I, Imam al-Shafi'I, women in Islam, women and al-Quran
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v9-i4/5818 fatcat:232leask4nfzjhuy2dyxtrt5ge