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Educating the Muslims of America

Yvonne Y Haddad, Farid Senzai, and Jane I Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As the US Muslim population continues to grow, Islamic schools are springing up across the American landscape. Especially since the events of 9/11, many have become concerned about what kind of ... More


The Outlook for Islamic Education in America

Farid Senzai

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses current research on Islamic education in America as well as directions for future research. This volume has explored key issues and debates regarding Islamic education in North ... More


Introduction: The Challenge of Islamic Education in North America

Yvonne Y. Haddad and Jane I. Smith

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introductory chapter begins with a brief history of Islamic education in America. It then discusses Islamic schools in the United States and Canada, Islamic institutions, Islamic education and ... More


Toward a Reform of Islamic Education

Tariq Ramadan

in Western Muslims and the Future of Islam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183566
eISBN:
9780199850426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183566.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

How can the flame of faith, the light of the spiritual life, and faithfulness to the teachings of Islam be preserved in environments that no longer refer to God, and in educational systems that have ... More


Safe Havens or Religious “Ghettos”? Narratives of Islamic Schooling in Canada

Jasmin Zine

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamic schools, like other independent religious schools, are accused of “ghettoizing” students and not providing socialization within society at large, and are considered inadequate arenas for ... More


“Guide Us to the Straight Way”: A Look at the Makers of “Religiously Literate” Young Muslim Americans

Nadia Inji Khan

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Just as loving parents have their children take vaccines, loving Muslim parents instill a healthy regimen of Islam for their children, hoping to safeguard their American offspring from perceived and ... More


Teaching about Religion, Islam, and the World in Public and Private School Curricula

Susan L. Douglass

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes four interlocking areas of work in education, both in public or mainstream schools and in Muslim private or community-based schools in the United States. The first of these ... More


Islamic Schools of America: Data-Based Profiles

Karen Keyworth

in Educating the Muslims of America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195375206
eISBN:
9780199852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375206.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyzes data on Islamic schools. Data indicate that schools are moving quickly toward the standards that parents expect, but their public relations efforts have not kept pace with this ... More


Introduction: The Politics and Cultures of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Robert W. Hefner

in Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832803
eISBN:
9780824868970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832803.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to shed light on the varieties and politics of Islamic education in modern Southeast Asia. The contributors aim to provide a ... More


Secularising Education

Muhamad Ali

in Islam and Colonialism: Becoming Modern in Indonesia and Malaya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474409209
eISBN:
9781474418799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409209.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

It examines the way in which European administrators and educators distinguished religion from secular science and yet promoted vernacular languages and cultures while tolerating the private, not ... More


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