A brief word on ‘Eid al-Adhā and ‘Eid al-Fitr, celebrations and good conduct: Islam 3.9 and 3.10

Objectives: Describe how Eid al-Adhā is celebrated in brief? It marks the end of the period of Hajj and reminds of Prophet Ibraheem’s willingness to … Continue reading

Brief word on celebrating Eid Al-Fitr after the Fasting of Ramadān: Islam 3.8

Objectives: Describe how Eid al-Fitr is celebrated. Eidul-Fitr starts as Ramadan ends and is dated the 1st of Shawwāl in the Islamic calendar every year. … Continue reading

The Importance of the Mosque to Muslims in your Community: Islam 3.7

Objectives: To consider the importance of the Mosque within Islam. Is a Mosque important: Try to imagine what a Muslim community would lose if it … Continue reading

The Mosque in the Community: Two Mosques in one city (Case Study): Islam 3.6

Objectives: Understand the role of the Mosque in the community. Education: Many mosques run a Madrassah (or school) in the evenings and weekends. Here children … Continue reading

Case Study Birmingham: “Muslim Centres” in the UK, Europe and North America: Ethics 2.7 and 2.8

In addition to providing relief in areas of need overseas, there are many Muslim organisations providing help where it is needed in Britain. For Muslims … Continue reading

The Causes of Poverty in Light of Climate Change, Population Growth and other Factors: Part II: Ethics 2.4

Climate and water: One of the biggest causes of prosperity and poverty is climate – and it is Allah who creates and controls the climate: … Continue reading

The Role of the Imām, and the appearance of Female Imāms in Mosques: Islam 3.5

Objectives: Know and be able to explain the role of the Imam. Imām: “A person who leads the congregational prayers” (i.e. the prayers in Jamā’ah). … Continue reading

The Mu’adhin, the Adhān and the Iqāmah: The Call to Prayer: Islam 3.4 

Objectives: Know and understand the role of the Mu’adhin and the use and significance of the adhān. Mu’adhin: The mu’adhin is the person who calls … Continue reading

Aids to worship and prayer that are common in our times: Compass, Dhikr beads, Prayer mat, Mushaf stand, Phone apps: Islam 3.3

Objectives: Identify aids to worship and understand their use. The compass and prayer mat: Muslims can turn any suitable place into a musallā (place of … Continue reading

The Prayer Hall (Musallā) in the Mosque and its features: Islam 3.2

Objectives: Understand the main features of a prayer hall (Musallā) and understand its uses. The Mosque is at the heart of the Muslim community and … Continue reading