Proceedings of the 2nd International Colloquium on Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies (ICIIS) in Conjunction with the 3rd International Conference on Quran and Hadith Studies (ICONQUHAS)

Research Article

The Qur’an and the Creation of Universes (A Study on Ibn Arabi’s Thought)

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.7-11-2019.2294607,
        author={Muhamad  Firdaus and Yusuf  Rahman and Alvin Noor Sahab Rizal and Nadhif Muhammad Mumtaz},
        title={The Qur’an and the Creation of Universes (A Study on Ibn Arabi’s Thought)},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Colloquium on Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies (ICIIS) in Conjunction with the 3rd International Conference on Quran and Hadith Studies (ICONQUHAS)},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICIIS},
        year={2020},
        month={5},
        keywords={tafsir ibnu ‘arabi hemeneutics creation of universe},
        doi={10.4108/eai.7-11-2019.2294607}
    }
    
  • Muhamad Firdaus
    Yusuf Rahman
    Alvin Noor Sahab Rizal
    Nadhif Muhammad Mumtaz
    Year: 2020
    The Qur’an and the Creation of Universes (A Study on Ibn Arabi’s Thought)
    ICIIS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.7-11-2019.2294607
Muhamad Firdaus1,*, Yusuf Rahman2, Alvin Noor Sahab Rizal1, Nadhif Muhammad Mumtaz1
  • 1: UIN Syarif Hidayatullah, Islamic Studies Department
  • 2: UIN Syarif Hidayatullah, Faculty of Ushuluddin, Jakarta, Indonesia
*Contact email: firdausm301@gmail.com

Abstract

This article is discusses Ibn 'Arabi's interpretation of the concept of the creation of the universe. this figure was taken by the writer because he interpreted it symbolically about the verse of creation. The Qur'an has formulated a six-day creation process. The symbolic interpretation offered by Ibn 'Arabi might be a new thing in this study. This study aims to analyze the interpretation of Ibn 'Arabi in all of his books. analysis using Paul Ricoeur's hermeneutics. The method used is qualitative because research sources come from literature sources that refer to Creswell. The data from this study comes from all of Ibn 'Arabi's interpretations of the verses of the creation of the Universe the results of this study indicate that Ibn' Arabi in interpreting verses about the creation of the universe didn’t touch the process and chronology at all.