Social Life

 

The Notion of Prophethood as the basis of our approach to Education

Muhammad / Social Life / Şeyma Arslan, PhD

The world of Islam, importing its education models generally from the west today, has to investigate its own concepts carefully so as to develop a theory and a practice of education flourishing from its own basis of thinking.

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Children brought up by Prophet Muhammad

Muhammad / Social Life / Abdullah Aydınlı, PhD

Prophet Muhammad established a relationship with the children who were close to him from the moment they were born. He would read the adhan (the call to prayer) in their ear, name them and have a sacrificial animal slaughtered as thanksgiving for their birth.

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The Problem of Homeless Children in light of the value given to Children by Prophet Muhammad

Muhammad / Social Life / Saffet Sancaklı, PhD

Prophet Muhammad said: "he who does not love children and does not respect the elders is not one of us." He practiced what he preached. At the same time he wanted there to be justice and equality in the care of children.

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The Chronological Structure of the Prophet's Marriages

Muhammad / Social Life / Salih Tuğ, PhD

In none of the hadiths has Prophet Muhammad commanded people to lead a life secluded from society and social relations. On the contrary, he commanded man and woman to enter into marriage based on a certain balance.

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The Prophet's Inheritance

Muhammad / Social Life / Celal Yeniçeri, PhD

As for the way in which the Prophet’s inheritance was managed, his livestock and some of his personal belongings were bequeathed to Ali’s family. His mantle, sword and ring remained state property.

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Muhammad's Justice

Muhammad / Social Life / Hüseyin Algül, PhD

From the time of his childhood, the Prophet Muhammad remained outside the moral degeneration of the societies in the Age of Ignorance. He opposed oppression and injustice in his youth, and he joined the Hilfu'l Fudul association which was formed for this purpose.

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Jokes and Humor of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

Muhammad / Social Life / İsmail Yakıt, PhD

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was warmhearted, friendly, and occasionally he joked with the people around him. Due to his nature, he always acted in moderation. His gentleness is also referred to in the Holy Quran: "It was by a mercy from God that, you were lenient with them. Had you been harsh and hard-hearted, they would surely have scattered away from about you."

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Prophet Muhammad's Attitude towards Slavery from the Perspective of Human Rights

Muhammad / Social Life / Elif Eryarsoy Aydın

The history of slavery dates back to the dawn of the history of mankind; throughout this time it has existed in every kind of society, although in each society, slaves have been treated differently. In some societies, they had no rights at all, except at the mercy of their masters.

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Prophet Muhammad and Children

Muhammad / Social Life / Mehmet Emin Ay, PhD

We can find the most striking examples of his human aspect outside of prophethood in the Prophet's relations with children. Far beyond being an ordinary person, he was an exceptional individual who could become childlike with children and he recommended this to others. This difference in his approach to children is, in itself, a subject demanding investigation.

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The Prophet and the Education of Children

Muhammad / Social Life / İsmail Sağlam

Prophet Muhammad, who shed a light on every field of life with the message that he conveyed to humanity, said much about education and introduced many educational practices. Prophet Muhammad indicated that his mission was in fact education with the following words: "I was sent as a teacher of knowledge."

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