The Irony Approach in the Qur'an: Mustansir Mir's Perspective

AJIS: Academic Journal of Islamic Studies

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Title The Irony Approach in the Qur'an: Mustansir Mir's Perspective
 
Creator Azam, Azam
 
Subject Al-Qur'an; Islamic Studies
Irony; Qur’an; Muntasir Mir
 
Description In the Qur’an interpretation, the irony approach is hardly ever used by commentators. Muntasir Mir is one of the commentators who used the irony approach in analyzing the. This paper then aims to explain Mir’s thoughts in his article entitled “Irony in the Qur’an: a Study of the Story of Joseph. “In this article,heinterpreted the Qur’an by using the irony approach thatintroduced a new discourse to interpret the Qur’an for Muslims. Besides, Miraims to showthat theunderstanding of the Qur’an is not only stagnant in theological understanding. He invites Muslims to possess the beauty of literature contained in the Qur’an. Furthermore, Mir tried to illustrate the irony in the story of the Prophet Joseph. He described irony as an event beyond logic since it is a message fromGod. The Irony of the Prophet Joseph is a representation of humans’ lousy plan that Allah changed to be good. It described the ambitious efforts of his brothers to destroy him by sending him to a well, but conversely, it took him to the peak of fame and power. And all the efforts to alienate the Prophet Joseph finally comes at His mercy
 
Publisher Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Curup
 
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Date 2020-06-15
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://journal.iaincurup.ac.id/index.php/AJIS/article/view/1318
10.29240/ajis.v5i1.1318
 
Source AJIS: Academic Journal of Islamic Studies; Vol 5, No 1 (2020); 21-42
2548-3285
2548-3277
10.29240/ajis.v5i1
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://journal.iaincurup.ac.id/index.php/AJIS/article/view/1318/pdf
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Azam Azam
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
 

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