Reinforcing the Social Relation of Religious Ethics: An Islamic Perspective

Tanjeel Ahmed


The term ethics (Ilm al Mu‘amala), the science of practical ethics or Akhlaq, is used by Al-Ghazzali in his book ethico-religious system. Ethics involves assessing what is valuable and why? Ethics is a branch of philosophy that used to study ideal human behavior and ideal ways of being. The primary objective of this paper is to highlight and pinpoint the significance of social relation and social welfare in Islam. Society is a group of people involved in persistent social interaction, sharing the same geographical or social territories. Like in India, it has large numbers of multi-cultural societies in the world. India is the epitome of the pluralism and it has the largest number of people of different caste, color, creed, and they live together. But nowadays, there are a huge existence of the Social injustice, Social inequality, and also social Issues in all over the world. Social responsibility is an ethical theory, in which individuals are accountable for fulfilling their civic duty; the actions of an individual must benefit for the whole of society. This paper intended the perspective of Islam in the social responsibilities. What should be the relation of Muslims towards the Non-Muslim and how should make the behavior with them. The Prophet Muhammad Said; “do not sever the ties with your relations even if they have severed them with you”. There may be morality without religion, but there has not been a religion without morality. The Topic depicts, the Islamic way to existing the peace and harmony by making the social relationships with different people of the different communities. Moral values that are inherent in society create a distinction between right or wrong. As the prophet Muhammad (PBUH) makes good relation with the Jews. Islam wants its adherent to be just too every human being (Al-Qur’an 5:2-8), which make the proper social structure of the society. 

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