Islam and social work pdf
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Social Work in Islam
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Jump to navigation. Such are the people of truth, the God fearing" Quran 2: The above verse is the concept of social work in Islam. It is however more than a philosophical concept but a practical draft that outlines the why, whom, and who of service delivery. The question of why we should establish formal social services in our communities is explained in this verse. Allah is advising us that our worship is incomplete without helping deeds. So after having believed in Allah, the angels, the Prophets, the Books and the Last Day we must translate our Iman faith our beliefs into actions of service to humankind.
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Quite apart from its unique subject matter, Islam and Social Work is unusual for the range of content covered, at least for such a short and readable book, and for the array of genres employed. These two features are interrelated. The content ranges from an excellent potted history of the origins and essential beliefs and ethics of Islam, of the type one might expect to find in the more generalized text about Islam, through to highly practical and applied guidelines for social work practice in Muslim communities. These very different types of material, and others in between, naturally rely on different textual genres. The former, for instance, rests on the narrative of history, the latter on the narrative of the manual of applied arts. At its centre lies what