KH Ahmad Dahlan's the values of peace in the novel entitled Sang Pencerah: A hermeneutics study


  • Wahyu Nanda Eka Saputra Universitas Ahmad Dahlan
  • Andi Mappiare-AT Universitas Negeri Malang
  • Nur Hidayah Universitas Negeri Malang
  • M. Ramli Universitas Negeri Malang
  • Triyono Universitas Negeri Malang



violence, peace, Muhammadiyah, Sang Pencerah, Ahmad Dahlan


Adolescence violence is a problem that often occurs and is of concern to many parties. This condition can have an impact on various aspects, including subjective well-being, a sense of security and comfort at school, students' poor perceptions of the school climate, to the decline in student academic achievement. The problem of adolescent violence requires solutions to minimize it, one of which is through internalizing the values of peace. One of the figures who teaches the values of peace is KH Ahmad Dahlan, as the founding figure of Muhammadiyah in Indonesia. This study aims to identify the values of peace through KH Ahmad Dahlan's life experiences, as stated in the novel entitled Sang Pencerah. This study uses a qualitative approach with a hermeneutic type. The results showed that the values of peace according to the perspective of KH Ahmad Dahlan includes (a) achieving life goals freely and responsibly, (b) humbly, (c) seeking the truth, and not following habits considered right, (d) studying the fact with tolerance, and (e) sacrificing for the people (compassion). The values of peace according to the perspective of KH Ahmad Dahlan should be a reference for developing a model of guidance or counseling to help students develop a peace-loving character to create a culture of peace in their environment.


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Saputra, W. N. E., Mappiare-AT, A. ., Hidayah, N. ., Ramli, M., & Triyono. (2021). KH Ahmad Dahlan’s the values of peace in the novel entitled Sang Pencerah: A hermeneutics study. Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 11(2), 32–42.




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