Meeting the Challenge of Parenting in the West : An Islamic Perspective By Ekram Beshir M.D. and Mohamed Rida Beshir
Author: Ekram Beshir M.D. and Mohamed Rida Beshir
Book Binding: Paperback
Size:7.8 x 6.0 x 0.3 inch
About This Book:
"Meeting the Challenge of Parenting in the West: An Islamic Perspective" is a significant book co-authored by Ekram Beshir, M.D., and Mohamed Rida Beshir. This excellent study covers the unique issues that Muslim parents encounter when parenting their children in Western societies, offering Islamic counsel. It addresses the different quandaries and challenges that arise when attempting to balance Western society with Islamic ideals, offering practical solutions based on Islamic teachings. This book comes with a number of sections and each of their section has a range of topics related to the way of Parenting in the Western world It highlights the significance of instilling Islamic ideals in children while adapting to a Western environment and how to foster a strong Islamic identity in children. The writers also address the difficulties of raising teenagers in a Western setting, offering guidance on how to maintain open communication and understand their specific struggles. The book approaches modern-day parenting issues from an Islamic perspective, such as coping with technology, social media, and peer pressure. It highlights the need of establishing healthy boundaries and instilling in youngsters a feeling of responsibility.
As a minority group in North America Muslims are preoccupied with how to preserve their Islamic identity in their children. With schools playing no role in instilling ethical norms and values in children it becomes the responsibility of the family to undertake that role. The book is an excellent guide on how to take on that role in a holistic Islamic tarbiyyah.