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Journal of Islamic Studies and Thought for Specialized Research

About the Journal :

Journal of Islamic studies and thought for specialized research, a magazine working in the field of intellectual reform and knowledge, as one of the pillars of the project of contemporary Islamic civilization.

The magazine seeks to be a port for scientists, thinkers, researchers and intellectuals to work hard to reform the Islamic thought and methodology at the nation level, exceeding the boundaries of language and region, to serve humanity as a whole in order to achieve the greater goal of promoting the levels of human thought at the global level.

The Journal of Islamic Studies and Thought for Specialized Research aims at providing high-quality scientific research in order to provide an excellent scientific material. It is useful for researchers, intellectuals and specialists to form a scientific reference in the process of achieving our vision. The magazine undertakes to communicate with researchers and writers from different walks of life to promote their research and articles. Including the scientific movement and intellectual efforts in the field of reform and promotion of the system of human thought.



THE EXTENT OF FOLLOW-UP AND IMPACT OF THE RELIGIOUS PAGES OF THE FACEBOOK SITE ON A SAMPLE OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN JORDAN

The social media has been developed at a great development in our time and it has changes many facets of our way of life especially communication and dissemination of ideas. Therefore, many Arab Muslim preachers use this media, especially Facebook, to disseminate the messages of Islam to all people for the sake of da’wah. To date, their Facebook is widely accessed by the Internet users with many likes and massive comments, but the influence of this access to the users in terms of heart and behaviour has gained a little concern from the researchers. Therefore this study aims at examining the extent of influence of the Facebook to students’ heart and behaviour because they consist of major group of Internet users. The Jordanian students are chosen in this study because they are the major group of the Internet users. The objective of the study is to examine the extent of those students in accessing the Facebook of the preachers, to analyse the influence of heart and behaviour over the access of the Facebook and to examine the extent of the interaction in the Facebook for da’wah. This study uses the quantitative study to examine the influence of this medium to the heart and behaviour of Facebook users in which the questionnaires used as the method of gathering data. A total of 214 questionnaires are distributed to Jordanian students in the selected universities. This study found the high access of respondents to the preachers’ Facebook with the mean (3.708) and they are reluctant to follow Facebook belong to Sufis and Salafis. This study also found the high influence to the heart over the access of the Facebook with the mean (3.517). The similar findings also found to the behaviour with the mean (3.597) whereby they have deeply changed after follow the preachers’ Facebook. The study indicates the

 positive interaction between the preachers and users with the mean (3.644). These findings show that the Facebook have a significant influence towards its users and the preachers have to use an efficient way to convey the messages of Islam through this medium.