The Strengthening of Islamic Values on Students through the Metaphor of Accepting Death: An Indonesian Perception

1AMIRAH DINIATY, KHAIRUNESA ISA, HARMAINI, KHAIRUNNAS RAJAB, ALAIDDIN KOTO

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Abstract:

Death is a sure entity for every human that cannot be avoided in human life. The purpose of this research was to reveal that the usage of metaphor technique called, “The Acceptance of Death” in group counselling can improve Islamic values on Muslim students. This study employed an action research using The Kemmis Model with the stages of planning, action, observation, and reflection. This research implemented group counselling with metaphor technique of accepting death by students. The research subjects were 20 female students of State Islamic University of Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau who lived in the campus dormitory. The selection of the research subjects was done randomly by choosing the female students who were willing to join the group counselling activity. The research results showed that the practice of metaphor technique of “The Acceptance of Death” in the group counselling can strengthen the Islamic values and their characteristics as Muslims. They understand their previous mistakes and are willing to be better for the sake of their life. They have the commitment to become the best students and the best Muslims.

Keywords:

Islamic Values, Muslim Students, Acceptance of Death, Group Counselling

Paper Details
Month5
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 10
Pages1969-1983