A Character Investigation Through The Referential Naming on Al-Qur’an
Yafi, Mohammad Ali
Reistanti, Agustina Putri
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This study aims at identifying the figures’ names stated in the Al-Qur’an. The data are the results of the identification of the figures’ names stated in the Al-Qur’an and its Indonesian translation. This study emphasizes document analysis in collecting the data. Furthermore, the ethnography analysis is utilized to analyze the data collected (Sugiyono, 2014). Based on the data analysis, AlQur’an indicates both positive and negative characterization concerning with the figures’ names. Names which contain positive characterizations are such as Adam, Dawud, and Isa. Related to Adam, his characterizations are such as conforming, repent, chosen, and has the more capabilities compared to human beings. Furthermore, Dawud, he has several kinds of characterizations, such as knowledgeable, obedient, patience, and he was also a fair leader. The next one is Isa. He is not a discriminating person towards the other people, he has plenty of miracles, holy spirit, he is a famous person in the world, he has the more capabilities compared to other human beings, he is close to Allah, he is able to talk when he was still a baby, he is obedient, and honest. The next figure is Ibrahim. His characterizations are obedient, sincere, hard worker, and he has a capability to translate a dream, he can provide a warning and also an advice, warm hearted, generous, helpful to the others, demanding empirical evidence, he is surrender his life to Allah SWT, etc. Then, the figure that has negative characterization is Firaun (Pharaoh). His characters are cruel, denying Al-Qur’an, and also arrogant. This study also states that those positive characters can become the role models for a character building.