ARABIC-THE ROLE OF ISLAMIC DISCIPLINE IN THE BUILDING OF IDEAL PERSONALITY
التربية الإسلامية ودورها في بناء الشخصية المثالية
The personality spectrum is quite wide. Islam is a holistic system that impacts all areas of a person’s life. The adequate of personality development is among the hot issues of the world. A complete and well- balanced personality requires consistency, constancy and moving ahead following well defined goals and milestones. A human being is born in a natural state of purity. The potential to do good or bad exists at the beginning. It is the early environment that determines how those potentials are enhanced. If the environment is good, the good potentials are promoted. The factors that determine the development of personality are: biological inheritance, physical environment, the culture, socialization, group and unique individual experiences. A unique moral and spiritual characteristic of Islam cultivate a sound conscience in man. The Islamic discipline originates in man the real Spirit of Social Belonging, of Unity and Brotherhood, of Equality before God as well as before the Law. It imbues man with a genuine virtue of effective devotion, honest dedication, and closeness to God. Islam unlike other religions has practical manifestations at the individual and societal levels because Islam is a practical religion. This paper aims to highlight the nature and objectives of the personality development from the Islamic psychological perspectives.