Hisbah Institution and Its Role Environmental Conservation in Islamic Civilization

  • Ahmad Jamil Jaafar Centre of Foundation Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Cawangan Selangor, Kampus Dengkil, 43800, Dengkil, Selangor
  • Mohd Takiyudin Ibrahim
  • Huzaimah Ismail
  • Mohd Shahrudin Mohmud

Abstract

Islamic civilization has achieved glorious times through its achievements that have covered many areas of human need. The objectives of this paper are to explain the fundamental knowledges of hisbah, the existence of hisbah institutions in Islamic civilization, and also the roles of hisbah institutions in Islamic civilization, especially in matters that related to the environmental preservation. Hisbah institutions have been established to ensure that all activities of human life are constantly monitored and refined to meet the requirements of Islamic teachings. This study is a qualitative study with content analysis of documents from classic and current books. This article concludes that the presence of this particular institution has made a huge impact in ensuring that the environment is clean and suitable for living.  It discovers the principles of amar ma'ruf (command the good) and nahi munkar (forbid the evil) have been successfully implemented through the roles played by this institution.

Published
2021-05-20
How to Cite
Ahmad Jamil Jaafar, Ibrahim, M. T., Ismail , H., & Mohmud, M. S. (2021). Hisbah Institution and Its Role Environmental Conservation in Islamic Civilization. Jurnal Islam Dan Masyarakat Kontemporari, 22(1), 27-35. https://doi.org/10.37231/jimk.2021.22.1.526
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