Often we as Indonesians search for examples of greatness to emulate from the outside world but fail to realize that some of the best models to follow exist from within our very own confines. One of those examples is the Wali Songo, or The Exalted Nine. The Wali Songo were the nine Muslim missionaries instrumental in the peaceful spreading of Islam in Indonesia, and their teachings have been entrenched in the country for the past 600 years.
Pernyataan Pak Quraish Shihab bahwa Nabi Muhammad SAW tidak terjamin masuk surga adalah peryataan Nabi sendiri ketika ditanya oleh sahabatnya, beliau (Nabi) menekankan bahwa hanya anugrah Rahmat Allah semata menjadikan seorang masuk surga termasuk dirinya.
Islam and terror are two contradictory words and incompatible to each other. Islam Islam which is the last of the three monotheistic faiths signifies the commitment of its adherents to live in total submission to God. Islam is an Arabic word in which it contains three –consonant root S-L-M connotes peace (salam), soundness and safety.. That is to say, Islam gives one inner peace and soundness of nature in this life and safety from divine retribution in the life hereafter.