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

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

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

What is Hajj? An introduction, some rules and virtues (Islam 2.7)

The Hajj is the pilgrimage to Makkah and it is the fifth pillar of Islam. The pilgrimage is a sacred physical and spiritual journey made… Continue reading