System of Islamic Education: Tradition and Modernisation

By: Abdul Qadir

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Islam has, from its inception, placed a high premium on education and has enjoyed a long and rich intellectual tradition. The book starts with explaining the meaning of prayer. It further examines the concept related to women?s acquisition of knowledge. It explains that banning of women education under the guise of veil is against Islam and the teachings of Holy Qur?an and discusses the tradition of Women?s literary circles in the Arab world. The book further assesses the dominant discourse on Islam and education that argues for an education derived from an exclusively ?Islamic? vision. In addition to exploring the historical roots of this discourse, it also analyses arguments for an Islamic vision of education, conception of Islam, and proposals for the implementation of such a vision. It also focuses on the process of modernization of madrasa?s organisation, curriculum and pedagogy according to contemporary education system. Contents Preface (v) 1. Introduction 1 ? Importance of Education in Islam ? Objective of Islamic Education ? Defining Islamic Education ? Coming to Terms: Islam, Islamic, and Muslim ? Education for Muslims ? Education about Islam ? A Theoretical Conception of Islamic Education 2. Prayer, Worship and Education 31 ? Meaning of Prayer ? Prayer: the Faithful?s Ladder ? Quitting Prayer: Disobedience and Schism ? Philosophy of Adhan (The Call to Prayer) ? Facts with Deep Meanings ? Prayer between Performance and Contemplation ? Congregational Prayer ? Effect of Prayer on Social Life 3. Women Education in Islam 57 ? Women?s Literary Salons and Societies in the Arab World ? Fight for Right to Education 4. The Islamic Concept in Islamic Education 83 ? Islamic Approach to Education ? Conception of Islam in Islamic Education ? Implementing Islamic Education from Theory to Practice ? The Way Forward 5. The Philosophy of Islamic Education 97 ? Classical Centers of Education ? Other Venues of Education ? Organization and Curricula of Madrasas: The Parameters of Religious Education ? The Rational Sciences ? Humanistic Studies ? Role of Women Scholars ? Participation of Religious Minorities ? M. Fethullah Gulen?s Views on Education ? The Role of Women and Religious Minorities 6. Modernisation of Educational Institutions in India 123 ? A Brief History of the Evolution of the Madrasa System ? Geographical Spread of Madrasas ? Madrasas in India: 1780 Onwards ? Structure of the Madrasa System ? What the Madrasas Teach - The Curricula ? Profile of Students and Teachers ? Financials ? Issues of Reform 7. Modernisation of Islamic Educational Institutions in Bangladesh 151 ? A History of Madrasas ? Structure, Curriculum and Pedagogy in Islamic Schools ? Politics and Religion in Madrasas 8. The Islamic Education Movement: Recent Trends and Objectives 179 Bibliography 187 Index 197 Printed Pages: 208.

Title: System of Islamic Education: Tradition and Modernisation

Author Name: Abdul Qadir

Categories: India, Islam,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Global Vision Publishing House: 2012

ISBN: 8182204542

ISBN 13: 9788182204546

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 110043

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