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Study Islamic studies at UNE

Study Islamic studies at UNE Islamic studies at UNE promotes intelligent debate and an understanding of the beliefs, practices, cultures and values of Muslim peoples. We consider the challenges Islam faces in the post 9/11 world with the espousal of an Islamic world order and the threat of terrorism represented by radicalised Muslims. At the undergraduate level students study religion, ... Read More »

Islamic Museum of Australia gets government cash to develop online education program

Islamic Museum of Australia gets government cash to develop online education program THORNBURY’S Islamic Museum of Australia will develop a national online education program after receiving a cash injection from the state and federal governments. During a gala dinner at the Austral Ballroom in Northcote on Saturday night, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop pledged $500,000 from the Federal Liberal Government and ... Read More »

China’s Hui Muslims fearful Chinese New Year education ban a sign of curbs to come

China’s Hui Muslims fearful Chinese New Year education ban a sign of curbs to come GUANGHE, China (Reuters) – For some in China’s ethnic Hui Muslim minority here, a recent ban on young people engaging in religious education in mosques is an unwelcome interference in how they lead their lives. Their big fear is the Chinese government may be bringing ... Read More »

In Pakistan, mass arrests halt rally backing blasphemy law

In Pakistan, mass arrests halt rally backing blasphemy law Lahore, Pakistan, Jan 6, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Supporters of Pakistan’s strict blasphemy law attempted to march in Lahore on Wednesday, but were thwarted when police made more than 150 arrests. The nation’s blasphemy laws impose strict punishment on those who desecrate the Quran or who defame or insult ... Read More »

Vatican bishop lays out ‘roadmap’ for dialogue with Islam

By Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, Nov 8, 2016 / 12:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- There is a roadmap for dialogue with Islam, and its three landmarks are peace, justice and education, says a leading bishop on the subject. Bishop Miguel Ayuso Guixot, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, explained: “on a theological level, differences still remain, and they are known. ... Read More »

India approaches Malaysia for an anti-radicalisation Islamic education system

India approaches Malaysia for an anti-radicalisation Islamic education system NEW DELHI: India has approached Malaysia to help modernise Islamic education system and prevent radicalisation of youths. Delhi expresed its keenness to learn from Kuala Lumpur’s best practices when Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi visited Delhi last week, informed sources said. PM Narendra Modi is said ... Read More »

Muslims forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in China’s ‘re-education’ camps, former inmate claims

Muslims forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in China’s ‘re-education’ camps, former inmate claims Muslims were detained for re-education by China‘s government and made to eat pork and drink alcohol, according to a former internment camp inmate. Omir Bekali, one among perhaps a million people reportedly arrested and held in mass re-education camps, said he was detained without trial ... Read More »

ISLAMIC STUDIES & ARABIC LANGUAGE

ISLAMIC STUDIES & ARABIC LANGUAGE RELIGIOUS STUDIES The cornerstone of the education for students at New Horizon School Westside is the formation of their Islamic faith. The focus of the Religious Studies curriculum is to familiarize the students with the Islamic beliefs and practices, and to enhance their understanding of the practical dimension of their faith. The approach we use ... Read More »

Muslim county in China bans children from religious events over break

Muslim county in China bans children from religious events over break BEIJING (Reuters) – A mostly Muslim county in western China has banned children from attending religious events over a winter break, an education bureau said in a notice posted online, as authorities step up control of religious education. School students in Linxia county in Gansu province, home to many ... Read More »

Islamic Education and Islamization: Evolution of Themes, Continuities and New Directions

Islamic Education and Islamization: Evolution of Themes, Continuities and New Directions Drawing on a number of primary and secondary sources, the paper identifies major perspectives and debates on themes, issues, challenges, developments important in the field of Islamic education. Against the backdrop of the rise of religious discourse and politics in the public sphere, this paper (i) discusses the sources ... Read More »