Dr. Hatem says in the beginning of this article, "If a group of Muslims worked with Christians and Jews, or Hindus and atheists on cleaning their neighborhoods, saving the environment, protecting the oppressed, and standing for the poor, homeless, uninsured…etc, that would be a hilf fuddol (Virtuous Alliance, like the one the Prophet was part of before Islam and he said that he would be part of it in Islam)."
In this article, Dr. Hatem Al-Haj shows that the bases of the Islamic Upbringing are: the relation with Allah, treating the human being as a whole (body and soul), moderation, knowing and respecting the capabilities of man and striking a perfect balance between the potential and goal and habits characters and personal inclinations and traits can be changed.
In this article, Dr. Hatem compares between the home schooling and charter schools. He confirms chosing ne f them is a relative issue. The best solution depends on the parents and their ability to teach, and the availability and affordability of Islamic schools, and their quality, among many other factors.
1- An introduction to how Islam ensures the cohesiveness of the institution of the family in Islam, with its first and foremost constituents, the parents 2-The reasons and purpose of marriage, and the emphasis given on treating wives with kindness and ease, and how they help in maintaining harmony in the family. 3- The rights of both the husband and wide, and the complementary roles they play in bringing about a peaceful home. 4-The rights of children upon their parents, and the emphasis Islam gives in maintaining good relations with other relatives.
1- An explanation of the fundamental difference in world views between the West and Islam in regards to women, and a glimpse of Greek and Early Christian views on women. 2-The stance taken by the West today as reaction to previous view, and the Islamic world view concerning women. 3-The difference between Islamic and Western World Views, and a glimpse of some of the rights granted to women 1400 years ago by Islam. 4-Although, men and women, both in their humanity and spirituality, Islam teaches that they are different in their roles in life. 5- How Islam saved the status of women.
1- To be treated equally, or justice, does not always mean that each is the same. This article sheds some light on the differences between men and women found by modern science, and how these results reflect the way justice is met to each of the two sexes in various realms of modern day life. 2- Spiritual equality of men and women as mentioned in the Quran, and a glance at the differences between the genders in other aspects of life.
1-The various types of female genital cutting (FGC), its geography, and the different reasons it was performed in various societies. 2-A discussion of the notion that female “sunnah” circumcision, or Type I FGC, has an Islamic basis.