The Islamic Year Surahs, Stories and Celebrations by Noorah Al-Gailani, Chris R. Smith
  

Synopsis

The Islamic Year Surahs, Stories and Celebrations by Noorah Al-Gailani, Chris R. Smith

Celebrate the Islamic Year in your family or at school! You are invited to explore Muslim festivals with this inspiring treasury of stories, surahs, songs, games, recipes, craft and art activities. Folk tales illustrate the core values of Islamic culture with gentle humour and wisdom.

Reviews

Educators seeking to interpret Islam to non-Muslim audiences will find this an excellent resource. The story of the Prophet Muhammad is told in an engaging manner whilst keeping to the sacred spirit of the original texts. The festivals are explained in a simple and clear way, relating them to each aspect of the Prophet's life and teaching that they celebrate.

A sound and very helpful resource for teachers - it recognises the internal pluralism of both religious ideas and cultural expressions which characterises the Muslim communities in this country and globally.

The stories are ripe for re-telling: I enjoyed their warmth and humour. They make the life and teaching of the Prophet Muhammad caring and accessible

About the Author

Chris Smith is a musician and storyteller, well know for hismoving telling of the story of the Queen of Sheba at the British Museum. He has a passion for Arab folktales, myths and legends, gained from living in Palestine. Noorah Al-Gailani's family is from Iraq. She teaches Islam in Staruday schools and works as the curator of The Museum of Methodism in London.

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Format

Paperback
288 pages

Author

Noorah Al-Gailani, Chris R. Smith
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Publisher

Publication date

27th January 2003

ISBN

9781903458143


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