Social Life


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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A Day in the Life of Prophet Muhammad

Muhammad / Social Life / Abdulhakim Yüce, PhD

Have you ever wondered what Prophet Muhammad did on a given day of his life?

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Which Names did the Prophet Change?

Muhammad / Social Life / Cemal Ağırman, PhD

A name is the most important symbol that identifies one person another. It is also the word heard most often in a person's life, so for this reason everyone wants to have nice name with a good meaning. Islam gives much importance to the choosing of a good name. The names changed by the Prophet were of three categories.

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The Sunna Created Environmental Awareness

Muhammad / Social Life / Habib Sentürk, PhD

There is guidance in both the Quran and the Prophet's sunnah regarding what needs to be done to protect the environment and precautions to be taken against things that will destroy the balance of the ecological system that exists in all life and things that will harm natural environmental elements.

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Setting High Value on People

Muhammad / Social Life / Meral Günel

According to most of the sources a black woman named Umm Mihjan was neglected because of her job and color. By reproving the fact that he was not informed about her death, the Prophet laid stress on the fact that one’s value is not based on their job or race.

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We Are All on the Same Boat

Since environmental problems have resulted from the disturbance of the balance in nature, it would not be correct to evaluate environmental issues from the Quran's perspective without mentioning the balance and harmony in the universe and without establishing this groundwork.

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Imitation or Role Model?

Muhammad / Social Life / Hümeyra Aslantürk, PhD

Showing Muhammad as a role model in the development of an ideal personality requires that his personal qualities have universal dimensions. For the individual principles of a model person should be able to be evaluated from a broader and more general perspective than just traditional cultures.

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The Prophet's Approach to Environmentalism

Muhammad / Social Life / Saffet Sancaklı, PhD

Through the course of his life, Prophet Muhammad was deeply concerned with the environment and its protection, and he left behind, if you will, “ecological sunnah" (practices of the Prophet). This phrase refers to the love the Prophet had for the living beings and nature, his verbal teachings concerning their protection as well as his acts in line with this motivation.

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Prophet Muhammad's Generosity as a Behavioral Example

Muhammad / Social Life / Meral Günel

The presence of so many narratives describing the attitude of the Prophet on any given subject signifies that he acted with consideration of the circumstances. Among many examples displaying his generosity, the discussion of even one will suffice to show the degree of his maturity.

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Prophet Muhammad's Attitude Toward Superstitions

Muhammad / Social Life / İbrahim Sarıçam, PhD

Superstitions are incorrect beliefs and practices that do not have a logical basis or any connection with real life. Though also encountered in other areas, they are more common in matters of religion. Regardless of race or religion, superstitions are present in many societies.

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