Community engagement

Living in Australia: A Guide for Muslims New to Australia

A. Saeed, P. Prentice

Published 2020

For many believers, including Muslims, the process of settlement and integration raises new questions about the essentials of their religious beliefs and the core values that should govern their day-to-day lives. Ultimately, successful integration should involve melding one’s religious beliefs and practices with the new cultural environment. However, it has become apparent that many new Muslim migrants appear to experience theological and practical difficulties as they work towards this. Living in Australia: A Guide for Muslims New to Australia has been designed to address these issues and challenges.

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Islamic Teachings on Contemporary Issues for Young Muslims

A. Saeed, R. Gould, A. Duderija

Published : 2016

This resource is designed to equip students with the knowledge and critical thinking skills to question many of the divisive narratives that have emerged in recent times concerning Islam and the relationship of Muslims with those of other faiths. It is divided into eight themes covering core issues related to religion, identity and diversity, as well as more advanced topics such as the meaning of jihad, Islamic teachings concerning governance, the historical phenomenon of slavery, and the challenge of Islamophobia.

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