madrasah

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madrasah

A theological school, generally arranged around a courtyard, from the 11th cent. A.D. on, in Anatolia, Persia, and Egypt.
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In describing Bwanadi's rise to more senior Islamic recognition, Ahmed indicates the importance of Qur'anic school and alludes to another moral and ethical debate between so-called traditional Muslims and reformist Wahhabi, concerning how vital it is that the Qur'an should be in Arabic and not in Swahili, which uses the Roman alphabet.
The Maitatsine insurgents were believed to be mainly 'traditional' Qur'anic school students.
For some, this is their only formal schooling experience; others attend both Qur'anic school and secular school.
QC has implemented a number of projects to help improve the condition of Qur'anic schools in Niger.
A A A Abbas El Fassi, who was presenting at the Lower House the results of government's action at the end of its mid-term mandate, said a special importance is given to the Holy Qur'an which is manifested notably in the establishment of new Qur'anic schools and the setting up of Mohammed VI Qur'an Foundation.
The Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Endowments monitors or provides guidance on Friday mosque sermons and the Qur'anic schools to ensure the teaching of approved doctrine.
It is also manifested elsewhere in the replacement largely of fuqaha' by lawyers, and of religious teachers by trained teachers in modern schools, especially when the kuttab/maktab, the Qur'anic schools, were transformed into modern schools on the Western model, even though the process was gradual and uneven.
Qur'anic schools are religious schools that facilitate memorization of the Qur'an through teaching children to pronounce and recite the Qur'an according to an accepted recitational style.
But I am most proud of the fact that my home city, because of its legacy of Qur'anic schools and the many teachers it sent into the world, is considered one of the four holy cities of Islam (with Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem).
Today, he estimates, there are about 100,000 chattel slaves in Sudan--while many other Sudanese are in "concentration camps [ldots] and in militant Qur'anic schools, where boys train to become mujahidun (warriors of jihad).
The beneficiaries of the project were determined by selecting 30 families from each village on Moroni island and 10 families from local societies, prisons, the government hospital, Qur'anic schools and special needs centres.
Prince Mansour bin Nasser, adviser to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, said: "Exalt Allah by reading the Qur'an and following what is in it; the spread of Qur'anic schools in Saudi Arabia and the world is a blessing from God.