How do Muslim Families Transfer their Ethics and Values to Future Generations?

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Being attached to family is one of the most striking features of Muslim culture. Family is the foundation of Islamic society. When an Islamic family is united it is regarded as balanced ,healthy, and promotes spritual gowth. It is commonly found that Muslim families live with their extended family members in a community promoting comfort, support and security (discover islam.com). One-way that Muslims transmit their values and ethics in the 21st century is through teachings in the home. It is the responsibility of parents to teach the children the values and ethics of the Islamic religion. If the guardian passes away it then becomes the extended family's obligation to teach the children the Islamic faith. It is the father’s role in the…show more content…
It is the parent’s responsibility to enforce these rules upon their children; many parents are under the impression that their child only needs to start to Ibadah (worship) at age 7. Although informal instruction of Salah should begin at approximately age 2 when the child is aware of what is taking place around them. (Suliman, 2014) An Islamic Radio channel conducted a survey on how parents encouraged their children to perform Salah at such a young age. Fatima a caller said, This simple encouragement process is effectively promoting the Islamic values and ethic within the younger generations. In the Islamic community there has been a rise of females wearing the hijab in the 21st century. The hijab is defined as “an outer garment worn by women in Islamic societies for the purpose of concealing their bodies and/or face” This garment is mandatory to wear it due to Muslim practices and conservativeness and promiscuity (www.quran-islam.org) .In the Quran the rules of promiscuity are stated A child is educated all about the hijab during their upbringing by their parents and family. A female child is not required to practice wearing the hijab until she has reached puberty. In Islamic faith they believe puberty is when a female has a regular menstrual cycle. Although the child is not required by Islamic Law and Qur’anic

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