Family & Societal Issues

Family and Societal Issues

40 Hadith on Parents

Adoption in Islam
A short treatise on the topic of adoption in Islam by Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi where he compares and contrasts it with the system of adoption in the west.

Backbiting (gheeba)
An Islamic Factsheet: Short and concise articles on a single subject in numerous languages. Excellent for quick reading, Muslim centers or places of learning, da'wah purposes, or to give to your friends and coworkers. Part of the Diseases of the Soul Factsheets.

Family Life by Aisha Mutuku
This full-length text discusses in detail the process of the upbringing of children in an Islamically appropriate way starting at the very beginning with the selection of one's spouse and guiding parents on problematic issues particularly encountered by the youth of today.

For a Better Future, by Abdul Adheem al-Muhtadi al-Bahrani
200 questions and answers regarding the concerns of the youth, marriage and children

Fraternity and Cooperation in Islam, by Board of WOFIS
The importance of brotherhood in Islam.

Freedom, The Unstated Facts and Points, by Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi
In this text, Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi explains the different kinds of freedom in great detail. He dwells on the understanding of Freedom in its different forms that exist before us today.

From Marriage to Parenthood: The Heavenly Path, by Abbas and Shaheen Merali
The information in this manual is based on the authentic and original sources of the teachings of the Prophet (s) and his Ahlul Bayt (as), on the topics of sexual etiquette between a man and a woman, and the creation of a ‘heavenly’ child.

Islam and the question of violence, by Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Definition of violence in Islam, its role in Islamic Law, and whether Islam condones violence.

Islam, Dialogue and Civil Society, by Sayyid Muhammad Khatami
Dialogues among civilizations, Islamic world and modern changes, reason and religion, freedom and development, and traditions and modernity.

Islamic Family Life, by Allamah Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi
In this book, the author talks in detail about the importance of a family and expounds on the merits and demerits of the joint as well as the nuclear family. He also discusses the rights and duties of a person vis-a-vis his or her family, and finally concludes with a couple of sections on dealing with relatives and neighbours.

Islamic Family Life Ethics, by Ayatullah Hussain Madhahiri
This book is a presentation of 24 illuminating talks given by Ayatullah Hussein Madhahiri to highlight the concept of the home and family in Islam; a concept that is based on faith and love.

Islamic Family Structure, by Husayn Ansarian
Derived from thirty lectures given on various topics relating to the Islamic family structure. Includes topics on marriage, relationships among family members, pregnancy, and raising children.

Marriage and Morals in Islam, by Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi
Useful guide including discussions on Western sexual morality, Islamic sexual morality, Islamic view of marriage and women, beginning of sexual life, rules of marriage and the wedding night, contraceptives abortion, and human reproduction. An essential guide for every bride and groom.

Pioneer Culture to the Rescue of Mankind - An Introduction to Islamic Culture, by Allamah Muhammad Taqi Ja'fari
This book was written by late Allamah Muhammad Taqi Ja’fari. The author compares and analyzes various definitions and main elements of culture in different civilizations and countries and regions of the world. The author also highlights main ingredients of Islamic culture and proves that only Islamic culture is compatible with human nature and advancement and the establishment of a just and progressive human society.

Principles of Marriage and Family Ethics, by Ayatullah Ibrahim Amini
Purpose of marriage, duties of the wife, duties of the men, settling disagreements, and divorce, as well as a diverse range of day to day issues.

Raising Children, by Tahera Kassamali
Ten lessons on the Islamic way of raising children.

Secrets of Success, by Ayatuallah Jafar Subhani
A book for the youth on how one can be successful in reaching their goals. Illustrated using examples from lives of great men from the East & West.

Sexual Ethics in Islam and the Western World, by Ayatullah Murtaza Mutahhari
Islam and traditional sexual ethics, sexual freedom, sexual ethics in modern world, love, sexual discipline, and chastity.

The Divine Cultural Revolution, by Sayyid Muhammad Husayni Beheshti

The Human Cycle: Eighteen Lessons with Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Jalali, by Adil Miyanji Musabji
This text is a compilation of the notes that the author collected during lessons with Sayyid Muhammad Jalali regarding the training and upbringing of children.

The Human Sciences and Islamic Ideology and Culture, by Muhammad Taqi Misbah