Tasawuf dan Perempuan: Pemikiran Sufi-Feminisme KH. Husein Muhammad

Muhammad Ainun Najib
2020 Kontemplasi Jurnal Ilmu-Ilmu Ushuluddin  
KH. Husein Muhammad is often classified as a liberal feminist because of his involvement in the thoughts and movements of feminism in Indonesia. Some researchers emphatically liberal feminism in the thinking of Kiai Husein. However, if it is read carefully, there are slips of feminist thought and movement of Kiai Husein with a sufistic nuance even though it starts from the interpretation of gender or fiqh of female which is indeed the core of his science. Kiai Husein's sufistic thought traces
more » ... ic thought traces are clearly seen in three ways. First, women are sacred and respectable creatures. This is excerpted from the speech of the Muhammad in the event of hajj wada'. Second, loving equality is loving God (mahabbah). For Kiai Husein, the sign of someone loving his Lord is a sincere recognition of the equality of men and women. The use of the concept of mahabbah in feminism confirms, in the thought of Kiai Husein, sufism in feminism. Third, women are not a matter of the body, but spirit. In the midst of the ideology of capitalism which makes the female body as a vessel of sensuality, Kiai Husein defended women through human essence, including men, which lies in the spirit.
doi:10.21274/kontem.2020.8.1.203-228 fatcat:z5m3hhxwqjcq3ircehxtrulu6i