Training and Education in Islam (ICHS)

Training and Education in Islam (ICHS)

$28.00

The twentieth century saw heightened tension between religious and secular approaches to education. In this era of cataclysmic social change, Mutahhari presented this Islamic perspective on training and education, using his signature approach of applying traditional Islamic sources to contemporary questions. Although, in his time, rote learning was prized, Mutahhari emphasised the importance of critical thinking skills. He also emphasised education outside of the classroom, such as learning through work. Taking a holistic perspective, he discussed the importance of spiritual and moral training, worship as a means of personal development, and the importance of developing self-esteem. Although delivered in the 1970s, these lectures remain essential reading for anyone involved in training or education. Murtada Mutahhari was a leading theoretician of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran. As an accomplished scholar of Islamic sciences, he played a pivotal role in forming the modern Islamic discourse which served as the foundation of the revolution. With close to ninety works to his credit, he is considered as one of the leading thinkers of the global Islamic movement in the twentieth century.

Book Title Training and Education in Islam (ICHS)
Publisher INSTITUTE FOR HUMANITIES AND CULTURAL STUDIES (IHCS) / ISLAMIC CENTRE OF ENGLAND (ICE)
Type Books
Date Published Oct 14, 2016

The twentieth century saw heightened tension between religious and secular approaches to education. In this era of cataclysmic social change, Mutahhari presented this Islamic perspective on training and education, using his signature approach of applying traditional Islamic sources to contemporary questions. Although, in his time, rote learning was prized, Mutahhari emphasised the importance of critical thinking skills. He also emphasised education outside of the classroom, such as learning through work. Taking a holistic perspective, he discussed the importance of spiritual and moral training, worship as a means of personal development, and the importance of developing self-esteem. Although delivered in the 1970s, these lectures remain essential reading for anyone involved in training or education. Murtada Mutahhari was a leading theoretician of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran. As an accomplished scholar of Islamic sciences, he played a pivotal role in forming the modern Islamic discourse which served as the foundation of the revolution. With close to ninety works to his credit, he is considered as one of the leading thinkers of the global Islamic movement in the twentieth century.

Want to know more?

40 Hadīth for Children - Activity Book
$25.00 $22.00
40 Hadīth for Children consists of ahadīth from the Prophet and our Ahlul Bayt (a) in many different areas such as...
Add to cart
A Salute to the Master of Martyrs- A Commentary on Ziyarat Ashura
$30.00
A Salute to the Master of Martyrs: A Commentary on Ziyarat ‘Ashura Commentary & translation by Islamic Texts Institute Under...
Add to cart
A Shi`ite Anthology (New edition)-Tabatabai
$21.00
From the vast corpus of sayings of the Imams, a selection has been prepared by the most highly respected religious...
Add to cart
A Textbook on the Methods of Qur’anic Exegesis
$30.00
Description The science of tafsīr (exegesis of the Qur’an) was one of the earli­est academic activities in Islam. Since the...
Add to cart
Al Mizan Vol 39- Surah 70-77
$30.00
The English volume 39 is the translation of the first half of Arabic volume 20 of al-Mizan and covers chapters 70-77. These...
Add to cart
Al-Kafi Book III: God & His Oneness
$55.00
This is Vol 3 of the seminal book in the Hadith of the Shia. This book is available in store...
Add to cart
Al-Nudbah: A Devotional Elegy for the Prophet Muhammad and his Family (commentary)
$23.00
Al-Nudbah represents thousands of hours of work and the efforts of multiple individuals. It is not merely a translation of...
Add to cart
An Illustrated Ziyarah Guide To IRAQ
$24.00
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (A): If people knew the reward for performing the ziyarah of Imam Husayn (A), their souls would leave...
Add to cart
Animals in the Quran – A 10-Book Series (Suggested Ages 6+)
$60.00 $45.00
We all know the Quran teaches us life lessons through the beautiful stories from history. Animals in the Quran focuses...
Add to cart
Blessed Names – A 14 Book Series (Suggested Ages 7+)
$55.00
Names — we all have one, and many of us even share ours with our beloved role models, the 14...
Add to cart