Stereotypes And Rejection Of The Construction Of The At-Taqwa Mosque In Samalanga


  • Abdul Mugni AIN Lhokseumawe
  • Zubir Zubir IAIN Langsa
  • Harjoni Harjoni IAIN Lhokseumwe



Stereotypes, Rejection, Dominance


Religion is a practice of doctrinal values to promote social obedience and piety. In this case, the Muhammadiyah group wants to realize by building a house of worship (Mosque) as a gathering place for study, worship and deliberation, but efforts to build a mosque are subject to social discrimination, especially in Samalanga Bireun District. This article aims to identify stereotypes to the Muhammadiyah group that lead to the ban on the construction of mosques in Sangso village, Samalanga-Bireun District. This research uses a qualitative method with a phenomenological approach with primary data collected through interviews and observations of Muhammadiyah groups in samalanga and secondary data collected through literature studies. These findings reveal two stereotypes against the rejection of mosque construction, including wahabi and non-love sunnah. This is due to the inequality of unbalanced Power Relations.