ISLAM AND GLOBALIZATION: AN EFFORT ON POSITIONING ISLAM IN GLOBAL TRANSFORMATION

  • Miftahuddin Miftahuddin Miftahuddin IAIN Salatiga
  • Sukron Ma'mun Ma'mun Western Sydney University, Australia
Keywords: Globalisation, Global Transformation, Capitalism, Islam

Abstract

The object of this article is to explore how different Muslim groups are responding globalization and how a globalization impacts on Muslim life. This is library research with the sociology of religion as the main perspective. There are four Muslim types on responding of globalization, namely a traditionalist, a liberal modernist, a fundamental revivalist, and an Islamist-transform. The uniqueness of the study is not only how the four Muslim groups respond on globalization, but also the contestation among the groups in a public space.  

Author Biography

Sukron Ma'mun Ma'mun, Western Sydney University, Australia

The object of this article is to explore how different Muslim groups are responding globalization and how a globalization impacts on Muslim life. This is library research with the sociology of religion as the main perspective. There are four Muslim types on responding of globalization, namely a traditionalist, a liberal modernist, a fundamental revivalist, and an Islamist-transform. The uniqueness of the study is not only how the four Muslim groups respond on globalization, but also the contestation among the groups in a public space.  

Published
2020-06-23