International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Social Interaction Pattern in Muslim-Christian Relation in Ranau, Sabah
Nur Azian Aratin, Nur Farhana Abdul Rahman, Jaffary Awang

Sabah, Negeri di Bawah Bayu is known as a harmonious state due to the good relations established in its community despite being made up of various ethnicities, cultures, races, and religious beliefs. However, lately, the emergence of religious issues in Sabah has become more widespread, especially on conversion issues due to marriage or divorce. Consequently, there are different religious beliefs between children and their parents due to this issue. This article discusses the Muslim-Christian relationship in Ranau interaction and issues. This article using a qualitative data which collected through interviews with representative of Muslim and Christian Religious leader. The data of this study were analyzed using thematic analysis, which first is interaction pattern in Muslim-Christian Relation in Ranau. Second: Issues in Muslim-Christian relation in Ranau. The result showed that the sensitive issues in Muslim-Christian relations in Ranau arose due to involving child religions due to conversion in one family. In summary, Muslims and Christians in Ranau have a good relationship in the community through the practice of intermarriage, socio-economic, social activities, and working together to survive for society and their residence. The shows that Muslim-Christian relations in Ranau are going well in a dialogue of life.

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