Corpus ID: 225778208

Framing English as a Foreign Language in Fatwa Discourse

@article{Alharbi2020FramingEA,
  title={Framing English as a Foreign Language in Fatwa Discourse},
  author={Ahlam Alharbi},
  journal={Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature},
  year={2020},
  volume={14},
  pages={89-104}
}
  • Ahlam Alharbi
  • Published 2020
  • Sociology
  • Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature
Fatwa discourse  is  among  the  most  effective  and  powerful  instrumental  discourse  in Muslim communities as a source of knowledge, guidance, adaptation and change. Thus, this study aimed at investigating the discourse of  fatwas on the ruling of learning and speaking English to reveal the role such fatwas have played in shaping the attitude towards the English language among Muslims. In doing so, the data, which comprised English and Arabic fatwas, were  analysed  utilising  frame… Expand