PEMIKIRAN IBN TAIMIYAH TENTANG METODE PENAFSIRAN AL-QUR’AN SEBAGAI UPAYA PEMURNIAN PEMAHAMAN TERHADAP AL-QUR’AN

  • Masyhud Masyhud IAIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung
Keywords: Method, purifying, Qur’anic interpretation, source of

Abstract

Ibn Taimiyah is a great and productive thinker and writer. He has written more than 500 books almost in all aspects of Islam. Histhought has significantly influenced the world of Islam. The Science of the Holy Qur’an (‘Ulum al-Qur’an) which was important part of his workshas altered the paradigm of Qur’anic interpretation among Moslem scholars during his era and the next generation. The purposes of thisresearch are follows: (1) explaining the opinion of Ibn Taimiyah about the Qur’anic interpretation that had been done by Moslem scholars in hisperiod; (2) finding the best principals and methods of Qur’anic interpretation according to Ibn Taimiyah; and (3) searching the originalcharacteristics of Ibn Taimiyah’s Qur’anic interpretation. This research will be conducted based on the frame of thinking that the differencemethods of Qur’anic interpretation which are applied by Moslem scholars will significantly influence the product of their interpretations. In fact, themethod of Qur’anic interpretation continuously develops in accordance with the development of time and needs. Ibn Taimiyah is a thinker andQur’anic interpretator who seriously work to clean the Holy Qur’an from the improper understanding that contradict to the general teaching of theHoly Qur’an it self that had been develop in his era and previously. Qualitative method and book survey technique will be employed in thisresearch. The primary sources of data are works of Ibn Taimiyah in the discipline of the Qu’anic Interpretation, while its secondary sources arethe works of other Moslem scholars in the discipline from various generations.
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