Islamic Belief On Which To Raise Children by al-Qairawani
This is a translation of al-Qayrawani's muqadimmah to his Risala. It is
an accepted and popular summary of the Aqeedah of Ahlus Sunnah.
From the publisher:
No one can deny the importance of teaching the sound Islamic belief and
Noble Qur`an to children during the early stages of their upbringing.
It is a fatal mistake that a person may pass to the stage of adulthood
and grow old while he learned nothing about Islamic belief and the Noble
Therefore, a child should take advantage of his childhood and learn the
sound Islamic belief and memorize the Qur`an.
Thus, this small book contains a presentation of the sound Islamic
belief as well as chapters about jurisprudential issues so as to teach
them to the children. It also aims to inculcate such belief in their
hearts from the time they are young. Actually, It is easy for children
Shaykh Abd al-Fattah Abu Ghuddah says about the book that, "It is to be
thought to the young and the old due to its conciseness and eloquence.
Also, it is free from philosophy which has entered into islamic belief
Islamic Monotheism on the pretext of faith where converted into
scientific treatises marred by doubtful unclear element and archaic
refutation that where hardly beneficial for those who are not
specialized in studying Islamic belief."