Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2018, Page: 76-83
The Philosophy of Koranic and Biblical Interpretation
Zaimul Am, Department of Islamic Education, University of Muhammadiyah, Tangerang, Indonesia
Sihabudin Noor, Department of Islamic Communication and Broadcasting, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah, Jakarta, Indonesia
Received: Sep. 15, 2018;       Accepted: Sep. 29, 2018;       Published: Nov. 1, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijp.20180603.13      View  145      Downloads  14
Abstract
This article attempts to explain the concept of using the method of hermeneutics in interpreting the Koran and the Bible and polemic among the philosophers associated with it. This research is a content analysis as long as it relates to the study of the thoughts of philosophers about Koranic and Biblical Interpretation both from primary sources and secondary sources. Researcher also uses descriptive-analytical methods because this research is an analytical and critical exposure to various philosophers' thoughts in understanding the scriptures. The results of this study show that there are quite a number of differences among Muslim thinkers in interpreting the Koran and among Christian scholars in interpreting the Bible. The use of hermeneutics in Koranic interpretation has caused polemic in Muslim scholars whether it is permissible or prohibited in understanding the sacred text as is the case among Christian scholars in Biblical interpretation.
Keywords
Hermeneutics, Koranic Interpretation, Biblical Interpretation
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Zaimul Am, Sihabudin Noor, The Philosophy of Koranic and Biblical Interpretation, International Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 6, No. 3, 2018, pp. 76-83. doi: 10.11648/j.ijp.20180603.13
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