Model Of Interfaith Tolerance

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There are three groups of religious adherents in Mualaf Village of Tlogowungu, Central Java Province, Indonesia. Those groups are namely Muslims, Buddhists, and Christians. The religious life among them is sometimes not in harmonious condition. The disharmonious situation is mainly caused by mixed marriages tradition and followed by Mualaf (religious converts). This research aims to obtain an alternative model of interfaith tolerance by using scientific approach model. This model is developed through need assessments and using theory of interfaith tolerance namely dialogue and learning approach as mentioned in the 2013 educational curriculum of Indonesia. This research is categorized as a qualitative research. Research subjects were some important…show more content…
The reason why scientific approach integrity used in this model is because in the 2013 educational curriculum, it can be implemented to the values of interfaith tolerance namely observing, questioning, trying, reasoning, and communicating. B. Literature Review Dian Indah’s research finding in her work (2012) stated that factor triggering interfaith tolerance is caused by the various types of religious adherent at SMA Selamat Pagi Indonesia. As a result, it encourages students to tolerate. Learning model of interfaith tolerance at SMA Selamat Pagi Indonesia is that teacher gives explanation and tells students that interfaith tolerance is important to be applied in order to avoid conflict among different religious adherents. Teacher should give example to students to have tolerance attitude. Izzah, L (2013) asserted that forms of harmony among religious adherents that grows and develops in Indonesia are tolerance, interfaith tolerance, dialogue, interfaith dialogue and cooperative relationship among those religious adherents. Sulistiyono, A (2014) carried out a research on students’ achievement using scientific approach. The result showed that there was achievement improvement of students. Marjan, Johari, Putu Arnyana, Ida Bagus, and Nyoman Setiawan, I Gusti Agung (2014) drew conclusion in their research that…show more content…
1. Concept of Scientific Approach The concept of scientific learning approach is adopted through the scientific steps in developing knowledge by employing scientific methods. This scientific method is a way used by scientists in order to obtain knowledge logically, empirically, and systematically. Logical means that this method of gaining knowledge is acceptable by common sense. Empirical means that this knowledge is gained through the process of testing. Systematic has notion as acquiring of the knowledge is done through consecutive procedures. The definition of scientific method mentioned in the handbook of the 2013 educational curriculum implementation is a method which refers to investigating techniques on certain or some phenomena or symptoms, gaining new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge. In other word, a scientific method is a method of inquiry based on proofs which can be observed, empirical, and measurable by means of specific reasoning principles. Therefore, scientific methods generally contain set of activities including data collection through observation or experiments, information or data processing, analyzing, and
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