Abstract

Purpose of the study: This study aimed to understand the meaning perception of hope and optimism about the future of Islam in Indonesia.

Methodology: The study used discourse analysis, the collection of data obtained through observation, in-depth interview and documentation.

Main Findings: Results of the study showed confidence in the future of Indonesian Islam is based on optimism.

Applications of this study: the research has done in pesantren Tarbiyatut Tholabah Kranji. The participant of the study was a student of pesantren (santri) as well as the student of Islamic higher education, IAI Tarbiyatut Tholabah.

Novelty/Originality of this study: The strong optimism on the future of Indonesian Islam supported by a moderate Islamic view is always responsive to changes in society.

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