Showing posts from November, 2010

Sheikh Prof.Dr.Mohammad Said Ramadhan al-Bouti

Sheikh al Bouti is the leading Islamic scholar in Syria. He is the head of the Theology Department in the fac­ulty of Islamic Law at Damascus University. Al Bouti preaches very often and is highly respected by many of the leading scholars in the Muslim world. In the past year, his influence has grown significantly in the Mus­lim world and particularly with young Muslims.

Traditionalist Scholar

Al Bouti is the scholar’s scholar, and the bulk of his in­fluence comes from his position of respect and authority among the leading thinkers in Islam today. Bouti has written close to 50 books that have garnered considerable critical acclaim.

Passionate Advocate of Mazhabs

Al Bouti is a keen supporter of madhabs (traditional Islamic schools of law), and is one of the leading critics of the significant movement to abandon these schools. He is particularly influential because this movement has led to groups in which extremist behavior is condoned as Islamic. Al Bouti has referred to the …

Useful schooling

Life is complicated. It starts before we are ready, it continues while we are still trying to figure out the point of it. And it ends long before we are worked out just what to do.

It is vital then that young people prepare for that journey as soon as they can. We are lucky because there is a brief , special time in their lives when they are meant to do just that—school.

Having dizziness of choosing a right school for iman. It ranges from Excell, Kemas, Pasti, Smart Reader Kids, Little Caliphs and such.

For a few short years, our children are our captive audience. We are able to impart whatever knowledge we think will benefit them at some point of their lives.

If we agree that the function of education is to prepare us for life, than there is a very little time to waste. We know that before long, our children will become bored, disillusioned, and far too large to intimidate, so, while we can, we ought to concentrate on teaching them really useful things. Here is what our school should tea…

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