|UMM Rector Dr. Fauzan, M.Pd. (Photo: Rino / PR)|
Ahead of the 51st Tanwir Muhammadiyah event on 15-17 February 2019 in Bengkulu, the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) held a National Workshop. The event was held at Theater Dome UMM, Thursday (7/2). Presented Chairman of the Muhammadiyah Central Executive Dr. Haedar Nashir, M.Sc.
Tanwir's theme "Enlightening Religion" is called UMM Rector Dr. Fauzan, M.Pd. contain elements of imperative or govern. Muhammadiyah invited its citizens not only to become religious citizens but to enlighten religion. Because this action was part of an Islamic religious order.
Next Fauzan quoted a hadith, "As good as humans are the most beneficial for other humans." Fauzan also opened the event which was attended by leaders, activists, academics, autonomous organizations and Muhammadiyah leaders, starting from the centre, region, area and branches.
Besides that, Fauzan reinforced, in another hadith, the Prophet Muhammad said, "I was sent to perfect morality." These two hadiths, according to Fauzan were humanitarian doctrines that should not be forgotten. To the extent that the Prophet mentions as little as possible humans did well with each other through a smile.
"Not just a symbolic smile. It gives peace to others, gives comfort to others," Fauzan said. He continued, the theme raised in Tanwir Muhammadiyah this time was full of the meaning of upholding humanity. Like what Islam wanted.
In another sense, continued Fauzan, Muhammadiyah was invited together to fight for the dignity of this nation. What is currently, he admitted, was suspected of paradoxical ways of religion. Thus Fauzan emphasized that human duty was as khalifah fil ardh or the representatives of God on earth.
"God is forgiving. God always gives peace. God always does well without calculation to his creatures. The characteristics of obedience are actually the responsibility of all of us. The problem is the world, especially Indonesia is facing a reverse phenomenon, "he said.
It was, continued Fauzan, not making religious values and norms as a foothold in implementing their lives. The National Workshop held one day at UMM was hoped that Fauzan will provide awareness to the participants. Also, it can have a broad impact on society. (Win)