Summary: The Importance Of Linking Ethics To Religion

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The prince of Arab poet, Ahmad once said that “Nations are nothing but their ethics; once their ethics lost, nations are no longer.” This quote states and observes our contemporary world. As all dictionaries stated that ethics is a moral principal that govern a person’s behavior or the conducting of an activity (2014).
1.1 Linking Ethics to Religion: According to Muna Ali, ethics is a process, which leads for moral decision-making. The relation between ethics and religion is that it gives a moral guidance for individuals. The contribution of Islam is perfect and expands the ethics of an individual (2014). The virtues and manners in Islam is part of our ‘fitrah’ (nature) and are the first social skills that parents teach for their children. When socializing with good manners it reflects the person good social behavior. In 2014 Ali verifies that, Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him said once that “… the best of you before Islam will be the best of you in Islam if they understand religion”(2014).
1.2 Muslim Character: A good manner of an individual social relation is important to maintain good relations and practice the religion of Islam. Islam emphasizes on kindness to the parents,
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It affects the character, ethics, principles and lawful beliefs. Globalization influences the social and individual life because it is part of a natural process of humanity development. Therefore, global society must have common values, right and related scheme of morality. Muslims must not lose their culture identity they must fill the aperture between their traditions and the global culture (2012). As Pakeeza and Chishti (2012) and Nurulla (2008) supported each other by mentioning that globalization is perceived as westernization. The new global values that are developed are sophisticated material and open-minded; Muslims cannot accept these global

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