By the Office of the Ministry of Religion of Semarang City / News / March 26, 2022
Semarang – In the world Muslim community, it is known that there are three main sects with different orthodoxy, namely Sunni, Shia and Ahmadiyya. The three of them live side by side in Indonesia where freedom of worship and belief is guaranteed. Of the three, the youngest is Ahmadiyya because they only entered the country in 1925.
His controversial teaching that resonated in the community was that its founder, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad as the Prophet, made most scholars and Muslims brand him heretical, which resulted in various violent tragedies that should not have happened in this country based on Pancasila.
For this reason, Islamic religious instructors who work in the field of countering radicalism and deviant sects together in the field of religious harmony under the auspices of the Islamic Religious Counselor Communication Forum (FKPAI) of the Ministry of Religion of Semarang City picked up the ball by holding a live in for three days in the Ahmadiyah community who live as the majority. in the village of Manislor, Kuningan Regency, West Java, on March 25-27 yesterday.
“We picked up an explanation regarding Ahmadiyah from the original source, namely the Ahmadiyah version of Ahmadiyah,” said Syarif Hidayatullah, as a functional religious instructor on Saturday (26/3).
“So far, we have often heard about the Ahmadiyah version of the Ahlus Sunnah Wal Jam’ah, which of course has a slight tendency to be one-sided judgment,” he added.
“As a result of this ball pick-up, we extension workers received different information from before that Mirza Ghulam Ahmad was more echoed as a personal figure from two elements, namely Imam Mahdi and Isa who became the followers of the Prophet Muhammad SAW, not as a new prophet,” said the ex-convict coach. this terrorism.
With this new information, at least religious instructors will be able to explain to the public in an effort to reduce friction regarding the understanding of Ahmadiyah.
“Understanding Mirza Ghulam Ahmad as Al Mahdi can at least reduce resistance in society,” said Mubasyir as chairman of FKPAI.
“Not only that, after we went live in Manislor, we got material to explain the aqidah and amaliah as well as the similarities and differences with mainstream Muslims. For example, regarding the pronunciation of the creed, it turns out that there is no difference, there is no additional word,” he added.
“The next activity, FKPAI will pick up the ball to the Shia community to get a Shia version of the Shia explanation,” concluded Mubasyir. (sy/bd)