Urgensi Demokrasi dalam Upaya Pembentukan Negara Ideal Menurut Muhammad Syahrur

M. Agus Muwahhidin
2013 al-Daulah Jurnal Hukum dan Perundangan Islam  
Abstract: Democracy for Shahrur is a representation of the concept of shura in modern time. This is because the concept of shura is a part of the dialectic of life. Therefore, It is subject to change, depending on space and time. This is what Shahrur called as the term of value and technical point of shura. As for the pressure point of democracy is subject to shari'ah. Such understanding is evidenced by a definition that democracy is the practice of freedom by a group of humans in accordance
more » ... ns in accordance with the authority of knowledge, ethics, aesthetics, customs, and religious laws. The urgency of democracy in the efforts to establish the ideal state, which according to Shahrur is called a "secular" countr is a state that bases its legitimacy from the people and not from the religious scholars. It is also a country that does not recognize the existence of the guards of the God's laws. In addition to developing science, democracy can also minimize the potential of friction because it is not talking about primordialism but more about the common interest.Keywords: Democracy, state, Muhammad Shahrur, and Islam
doi:10.15642/ad.2013.3.2.399-437 fatcat:assb32wbmfg2feiia2t3o32ghy