Promoting Religious Moderation through Literary-based Learning: A Quasi-Experimental Study
This study aims to determine the effectiveness of literary-based learning to promote religious moderation among students. The study was conducted at the Institut Agama Islam Darussalam (IAID) Ciamis-Indonesia, one of the Islamic higher education institutions in Indonesia. This quasi-experimental research uses nonequivalent control group design—a quasi-experimental research design consisting of two groups, the experimental group and the control group. The research has proven that literary-based learning is useful in promoting and developing religious moderation. Literary-based learning succeeds in increasing students’ understanding of the importance of religious moderation, as well as developing moderate attitudes and behaviors in religion, and also creating sincere ethics and friendship for adherents of different faiths.