A family is where we can feel safe, secure and loved. A family is where we are nurtured and nourished and a Family is where we turn to in times of despair, confusion or difficulty to find love, clarity & ease.
In short, Family is a great blessing of Allah S.W.T.
Darussalam, being the pioneer in authentic Islamic publication, is starting a new, exciting & educational series on the topic of ‘Family in Islam’.
In this series, we will learn about every important element of having a great family life and fulfilling the role which Allah has enjoined upon us. In sha Allah.
‘Why’ behind ‘Family in Islam’ Series
As all of you already knows that the concept & institution of Family is undergoing a major change in the world. Particularly in the West, the institution of family is facing a serious threat and is almost destroyed through the various social experiments executed by the western elite.
“the articles in this series will help you not only in refreshing your knowledge but in actually internalizing it in your actions as well.”
These things are also impacting Muslim societies around the world. Young Muslims from around the world are struggling to define a clear concept of Family & their roles in the society, they are being confused about the structure & concept of the family in Islam and how it defines the roles and responsibilities of each member.
They have questions & they want answers.
This, in turn, is creating a lot of disturbance in Muslim families and society as a whole. Therefore, there is a strong need to educate our youth about all of this.
This is the reason why we are starting the series of ‘Family in Islam’ and exploring the Islamic Teachings about this important institution of society from the very beginning.
Family in Islam – The scope of the Series
In this series, we will be exploring the teachings of Islam in regards to Family. We will be sharing the role of Men & Women in the Society, their relationship & role in a Family Unit, Role of Parents, Rights/Responsibilities of Children, how to be with siblings & extended relationships etc.
“Young Muslims from around the world are struggling to define a clear concept of Family & their roles in the society”
We will start this exploration from the basics and learn from the very beginning that what family is, what is its importance in the society, how Islam view Family & defines its role in the society and then taking the matter forward towards the rights, responsibilities & role of every member of the Family as defined & described in the teachings of Islam.
A tentative list of topics is:
- Definition & Importance of Family
- Role of Men & Women in the Family
- The Institution of Marriage in Islam
- Role of Parents in a Family
- Rights & Responsibilities of Children in Islam
- Dealing with Siblings & Relatives
- & much more
How can you participate?
You can join this amazing educational series and participate in it in a number of ways.
Firstly, you can participate by sharing your views and concerns about the various issues related to Family in our society. In this way, we can actually hear you and your immediate concerns and try to address them in this series.
“INSTITUTION OF Family is facing a serious threat and is almost destroyed through the various social experiments executed by the western elite”
Secondly, you can participate in this series by sharing each and every article published in this series with your friends and family and on your social profiles such as Facebook, Twitter and more.
But the best way in which you can participate in this series is by actually learning from it. Whether you are all clear about the concept of Family in Islam or you are just starting out in your quest for knowledge, the articles in the series will help you a lot not only in refreshing your knowledge but in actually internalizing it in your actions as well.
So provide Input, share the series and its articles in your circle of friends and Internalize the Teachings of Islam about Family so that we can become a better society as a whole.
Also, pray to Allah for us and all the Muslims around the world.