Radio Fatwa: Islamic Tanya-Jawab Programmes on Radio Dakwah


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    The present article is a study of radio fatwa in Indonesia with special reference
    to the Tanya-Jawab genres in radio dakwah.The concept of fatwa has
    changed over time. Such Islamic Tanya-Jawab programmes broadcast on
    radio dakwah are important to understand how fatwa is disseminated by
    means of media, since Islamic Tanya-Jawab programmes can be considered
    as part of fatwa. These programmes give not only information about Islam,
    but also become a forum in which interpretation of Islam takes place. This
    can be seen in the discussion on the Islamic ruling on eating “dog meat”, in
    which interpretation of Islamic law is highly contested.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number1
    Pages (from-to)239-278
    Number of pages40
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2012


    • Radio
    • fatwa
    • tanya-jawab
    • MTA
    • Surakarta
    • Indonesia
    • Islamic law


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