Implementation of Living Qur’an Culture in School
Keywords:school culture; living Qur'an
This research aims to; first, knowing the types of implementation of living Qur'an culture in schools; Second, analyzing the values that underlie the spirit of the development of a living Qur'an culture at school. The method of this research is qualitative using a case study approach. This research was conducted at SDI and SMP al-Azhar Tulungagung, East Java. The research subjects were the Kyai of pesantrens(Islamic boarding schools), the chairman of the foundation, the principal and the teachers. The object of research includes; the types of living quran culture and values that become the spirit of implementation. Data is collected through; in-depth interviews, documentation, and observation. The validity of the data was inspected using following techniques; credibility, transferability, dependability, and confirmability. Data analysis is carried out in multilevel cycles starting from data collection, data display, data reduction, and conclusion drawing. The results of this study indicate that; First, the types of implementation of the Qur'an's living culture are a) Living the Qur'an (tahfidz, iqra', tahsin, tarjim, qur'an khotmilin student's house, Qur'an reciting competition, sticking verses Qur'an in each class, and praying using Qur'an verses); b). Birrul walidain (praying for parents, piety, politeness); and c) Islamic behavior at school and at home. Secondly, the values of the underlying spirit of the Living Quran include; The Qur'an as a guide to life, reading Quran leads to reward, Qur'an as the source of information and knowledge in the world and the hereafter, and Qur’an as the holy book that carries the truth.