Jurnal Studi Agama dan Masyarakat
Vol 3, No 1 (2009): Jurnal Studi Agama dan Masyarakat

Dimensi-Dimensi Pengembangan Fungsi Masjid Di Kota Palangka Raya

ajahari, ajahari ( Dosen STAIN Palangka Raya)

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11 Dec 2016


The principle of the study is to explore the objective condition about the dimension of the mosque function development inPalangkaRayaCity. There are two problems to be discussed: 1) How are the mosque function development  inPalangkaRayaCity?; 2) How are the kind of problems in developing of mosque function inPalangkaRayaCity?The approach used in this study was qualitative by using multi-case study. It was used to explore 23 mosques which were inPalangkaRayaCityrelated to their dimension in developing of mosque functions and developmental problems. The data collection method used: (a) interview, (b) participative observation, (c) documentation. To analyse the data were used collection, reduction, display, and verification data.The findings showed that 20 mosques had shown their developmental dynamics in education, religious proselytizing, and social fuction. Meanwhile, their function in economy, art, and politic did not run maximally. There were some problems in developing of the mosque function, as follows: (1) the management of mosque was not enough yet, (2) they had weakness in management, (3) there were some understanding of laws pertaining to ritual obligations, (4) there were no communication intensively to congragation, (5) there was no internal synergy organizer and inter-organizer, (6) they had limited finances, (7) the mosque building was oriented to physical building, (8) they had limited insfrastructure, (9) the location of moque was not strategic, (10) there were  reduction to the mosque functions. 

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Jurnal Studi Agama dan Masyarakat (JSAM) is an academic journal, publishing two issues per year (June and December). JSAM is published by Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian kepada Masyarakat of Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Palangka Raya, Indonesia. This journal seeks to provide a venue for ...