Transmitting the Teachings of Islam in Contemporary Times: Glimpses from Prophetic Approach


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  • AbdulGafar Olawale Fahm University of Ilorin

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33102/jqss.vol3no1.29

Keywords:

Islam, Islamic Studies, contemporary issues, prophetic heritage, Islamic teachings

Abstract

There is a growing body of literature that recognizes the importance of proper approach to transmission of learning. This is because an effective method teaching always goes a long way in helping to understanding what is being taught. Contemporary discourse on teaching style often stresses either a teacher-centered or student-centered approaches. This paper takes a critical look at the Prophet Muhammad’s methods of teaching Islam to the Companions (Sahaba). This study attempts to understand the intent of these methods used by the Prophet Muhammad and investigates their possible implications. Through historical and descriptive methods examines the primary sources in Islam – the Qur’ān and the life case of the Prophet Muḥammad as presented in his sayings and teachings (Ḥadīth). The study reveals that the prophetic approach, apart from being very effective, is also a very practical method that can be used in our contemporary times and provides a better understanding of the message of Islam and prophetic heritage.

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2019-06-01
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DOI: 10.33102/jqss.vol3no1.29
Published: 2019-06-01

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Fahm, A. O. (2019). Transmitting the Teachings of Islam in Contemporary Times: Glimpses from Prophetic Approach. Journal of Quran Sunnah Education & Special Needs, 3(1), 15-24. https://doi.org/10.33102/jqss.vol3no1.29

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