The purpose of this book is to teach the Muslim child the principles of the Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad and the early generations of Muslims. Authored by Dr. Assad Nimer Busool, this book is the first of a series. It starts with very simple principles of faith for 6-8 years olds, with explanation and discussion kept to a minimum. For this age group the emphasis will be on memorizing the short Surahs of the Quran, which deal with the basic principles of tawhid, stories of khlaq, and correct manners.
About Authors: Assad Nimer Busool
Dr. Assad Nimer Busool was born in Reina, Nazareth, Palestine. He received his Bachelor and Masters degrees in Arabic Literature and Islamic History from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He received a Masters degree in Library Science, and Ph.D., in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, California. He has taught Arabic and Islam at University of California, Berkeley and San diego State University, San Diego, California and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Currently he is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Arabic Studies at the American Islamic College, Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Busool, is a prolific writer in English, Arabic and Hebrew.