This copybook of the sayings of the Prophet, peace be upon him, will help children gain good penmanship along with developing their memorization skills. In memorizing these hadiths, children will be given the tools to distinguish between upright and dishonorable behavior, to evaluate their own conduct, and to choose good companions in their lives
Why Use a Copybook? The Content of Character Copybook is an excellent tool for teaching your child the traditional practice of penmanship, a skill that is now rarely taught in public schools. Beautiful handwriting was something civilized societies valued, but many now view it as a thing of the past, claiming that modern technology deems it unnecessary. At Kinza Academy, it is believed that beautiful handwriting is a skill that is worth preserving. And what better way to preserve it than by practicing writing the profound sayings of the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him?
In copying these sayings, children learn spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary, while also studying the Prophetic characteristics. They learn to pay attention to detail, be neat, and have patience. They may also memorize the sayings, sharpening their intellectual skills. In employing a good penmanship program, with lots of practice, the child will develop good writing skills and learn to take pride in his or her beautiful handwriting. Educationally, children accomplish so much through the use of a good copybook.
Hamza Yusuf (born 1960) is an American Muslim scholar, and is co-founder of Zaytuna College. He is a proponent of classical learning in Islam and has promoted Islamic sciences and classical teaching methodologies throughout the world.
He is an advisor to the Centre for Islamic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley.He also serves as a member of the board of advisors of George Russell’s One Nation, a national philanthropic initiative that promotes pluralism and inclusion in America. In addition, he serves as vice-president for the Global Centre for Guidance and Renewal, which was founded and is currently presided over by Abdallah bin Bayyah.
He is one of the signatories of A Common Word Between Us and You, an open letter by Islamic scholars to Christian leaders, calling for peace and understanding. The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom reported that “Hamza Yusuf is arguably the west’s most influential Islamic scholar.”Similarly, The New Yorker magazine reported that Yusuf is “perhaps the most influential Islamic scholar in the Western world”.
Author: Hamza Yusuf
Publisher: Kinza Press
Year Published: 2007
Length: 10.8 in
Width: 8.4 in
Height: 0.4 in