madrasah

(redirected from Islamic religious school)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to Islamic religious school: medrese, Madrassas, madrassah

madrasah

A theological school, generally arranged around a courtyard, from the 11th cent. A.D. on, in Anatolia, Persia, and Egypt.
References in periodicals archive ?
Four people were killed and about 50 injured Thursday when students of an Islamic religious school clashed with local residents and police over a blockaded mosque in the capital Dhaka, police and witnesses said.
Wego holds the concession for the construction of six Islamic religious schools (the Project), awarded to it by the Perak State Government under a 17-year concession agreement (CA) dated 18 February 2015.
The Conservative leader announced a crackdown on Madrassas - Islamic religious schools - which he said were teaching hatred of other religions here in Britain.
Sinha said if BJP comes to power in West Bengal then its government would monitor all these madrasas and clamp down on those which are indulging in anti- national and terrorist activities in the garb of running Islamic religious schools.
Tajikistan's government has expressed concern over young Tajiks receiving education at Islamic religious schools abroad, reports RFE/RL.
He said it was foreign agenda to defame Madras before the world and to spread negative propaganda against Islamic religious schools.
Integration of Islamic religious schools into the mainstream school system can help overcome many problems faced by the nation, he said.
This problem was confirmed by Goran Galevski, spokesman of the Ministry of Education, who added that the non-recognition of the diplomas from the religious education does not only present a problem for the Islamic religious schools but also for the orthodox since the religious schools are outside from the Macedonian educational system.
In Islamic state universities, and Islamic religious schools or pesantrens (Islamic boarding schools), gender-sensitive issues like women's role in society, reproductive rights and gender-friendly interpretations of Islam have been included in the curriculum through civic education programs and other programs.

Full browser ?