The Propogation Of Doctrine Of Deviant Religious Teachings In The Cyber Net
The doctrine of deviant religious teaching is not a new menifestation and is not unnoticed by all parties, even its viral propagation nowdays has tarnished the sanctity of Islam. In Malaysia, the practitioners of this doctrine can be prosecuted and may be sentenced if convicted. The provisions of the law for the offence of dissemination of deviant teaching doctrine is a provision under the Syariah Criminal Offences Enactment in each State. The legal provisions for the offence of dissemination of deviant teaching doctrine is a provision under the Shariah Criminal Offences Enactment in each state. In the state of rapidly evolving techonological means of communication and social media, deviant religious teachings could be propagated more easily. Therefore, this study aims to identify the propagation of doctrine of deviant teaching of Islam among Muslims in Malaysia through social communication media through the channel of cyberspace. This study uses the method of observation by analysing the dissemination of deviant teachings of Islam through popular social media applications in this era. The method of document analysis is used with reference to the Syariah Criminal Offences Enactment in every State, a list of detailed fatwa concerning deviant teachings and other related documents. The data collected is analyzed descriptively and thematicly a cult teachings that had been ruled contrary to the flow of the Sunni community by Fatwa States. The research findings found that there are various propagation of several doctrine of deviant teaching of Islam in cyber space that has been ractified by the Committee of State Fatawa Council as against the teaching of the School of Ahli Sunnah Wal Jamaah. Several of devient teachings such as Millah Abraham @ Ibrahim, Ilmu Syahadah dan Zikir Nafas Ismail bin Kassim (PERAHMAT), Syiah, Raja Bomoh Sedunia is spread out widely in the cyber space through media social application such as facebook, Youtube and blogs.
Keywords: doctrine, deviant teaching, Islam, cyber space, Shariah Criminal Offence.