I need to get my hands on this one insha’Allah (God Willingly).
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
as-salam alaykum wa rahmatullah,
Al-Ḥamdu lillāh, we are pleased to announce the recent publication of a beneficial text on the upbringing of children, ‘Educating Children: Classical Advice for Modern Times’, based on the renowned 16th Century jurist Imām al-Ramli’s much celebrated poem, ‘Riyādatul Sibyān’. The text has been translated by Shaykh `Abdul `Azīz Aḥmed (may Allāh preserve him and benefit us by him).
Its translator, Shaykh `Abdul `Aziz Ahmed, is an experienced teacher who studied both classical Islamic texts with renowned scholars, and modern psychology and pedagogy.
The book discusses child development from the point of choosing a spouse to the child’s attaining maturity. It contains explanations of key concepts such as adab, etiquette, aql, intellect and role models. There are practical examples and reflections on real situations, as well as explanations of prophetic traditions.
Each chapter contains discussion points and quotes from various contributors. The topics include discipline, gender roles…
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