Respect, religious duties and good actions (Islam 4.8)

Objectives: Explain how the Muslim community shows respect for each other and carries out its religious duties and good actions. Respect: Every Muslim has rights… Continue reading

Understanding the Muslim Dress Code: Modesty for Men and the Hijāb for Women (Islam 4.5 & 4.6)

Objectives: Explain and illustrate what is meant by hijab and the importance of this to Muslims. Terms: Modesty: A humble, unpretentious manner or appearance. Hijāb: A… Continue reading

Muslim Attitudes to Alcohol and Intoxicants: The effect upon societies and individuals: (Islam 4.4)

Objectives: Consider and understand Muslim attitudes to alcohol and other intoxicants. Allah stated: “O you who believe, indeed, intoxicants (khamr), gambling, sacrificing on stone alters… Continue reading

Concepts of Halāl and Harām as it relates to food and drink: (Islam 4.2)

Objectives: Explain and illustrate the concepts of halāl and harām. Halāl: is any action or thing which is permitted and lawful. Harām: is any act… Continue reading

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

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