Interfaith Dialogue and RE for Schools

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was possibly the first religious personality to initiate interfaith dialogue. Not only did he invite people of other faith to dialogue, but he also offered them to pray their own prayers in a mosque. All this was done to ensure harmony for people to live together. To be a Muslim is to be a peacemaker.

A Muslim seeks to mitigate conflicts for peaceful co-existence.
“Ensuring harmony for people to live together”

What is Islam

The word ISLAM simply means submission and is derived from a word meaning peace. In a religious context it means complete submission to the will of God in order to reach one’s full potential. To that end, God send Messengers, the last of them being Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). All human beings are accountable….

Schools of Islamic Thought

Today, there are five schools of Islamic thought accepted by all Muslims.

Comparative Religions

Comparative religions is the comparison of the beliefs and practices of the world’s religions. It results in an understanding of the beliefs and practices of other religions.

Ahad Nama

Ahtiname (latinised version of AHAD_NAMA) comes from the Arabic words ahd, which means “obligation,” and name, which means “document, testament.”

Resources for schools

Resources for teaching RE in secular schools