The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 27
Page No. 6504 - 6510

The Values of Islamic Education on the Marriage of Wabula-Buton Society East Sulawesi

Authors : Idrus Sere

Abstract: The tradition of marriage according to the customs of Wabula Buton society has the values of Islamic education. The values are defined in the norms that will lead the community members of Wabula Buton to think which in turn will determine the behavior of the society. Similarly, the values of the Islamic education will determine the attitudes of the society members toward their environment which will also lead to certain patterns of behavior. The women of Wabula society always keep and maintain their chastity, except to their husband. They are not very brave (closed) to determine their future husband (kabeka-beka), except for the presence of both parents or people who are considered elder in the family. The people of Wabula highly appreciate courtesy so that they are well-known by their humility, both in spoken word and in behavior (tauano pulu/bawaano ringgi). The husband and wife candidates always feel responsible to protect their family. The husband and wife respect their parents, both their biological parents and their parents in law (pokembaa). The people of Wabula today are Muslims, embracing the Islamic religion. Marriage is one of the important events in the life cycle and is a very significant transition in forming a new family for progressing descent. For the men of Wabula, marriage is also a process to enter a new environment, namely the family of his wife.

How to cite this article:

Idrus Sere , 2016. The Values of Islamic Education on the Marriage of Wabula-Buton Society East Sulawesi. The Social Sciences, 11: 6504-6510.

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