Argumentation (Jadal): An Inevitable Method of Expression in the Qur'ān: Purpose and Aims

2018 International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education  
Jadal or Jidāl or Muḥājjah (argumentation) is a controversial issue that different writers, both Muslims and non-Muslims among them have divergent opinions upon. To some writers, argument (Jadal) is permissible in Islam, to some; it is prohibited that a true Muslim must not embark on. With this submission, some are seen to be liberal, while some are seen to be extremists, because, they went to say that the whole Qur'ān is being dominated by the argumentative methods of expression and rational
more » ... sion and rational reasons. Whatever may be the case, the holy Qur'ān embarks on argumentation as a style of expression in propagating the teachings of its religion. Hence, the Qur'ānic argumentative method is not for joke, play and fun, but rather, it has significant purposes and aims that it sets aside to be achieved that this paper aims at highlighting it for discussion in due course.
doi:10.20431/2349-0381.0512011 fatcat:3ifiqyv5bbhi5m5no6oxqinn24