Muhammad (May Allah bless him and grant him peace), The Perfect Teacher - An Insight Into His Teaching Methods.
A study of the teaching methods of the Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and grant him peace), the effectiveness of which can be gauged by the tremendous impact he had on his companions.
His methods incorporated analogies, similes, anecdotes, diagrams, interactive dialogue, humor, repetition, continuous evaluation, physical contact, gestures, and customization, amongst others. A fascinating analysis, as the Messenger of Allah (may Allah bless him and grant him peace) was unlettered, and yet could be called the perfect teacher.
About The Author
Shaykh Abd al-Fattah Abu Ghuddah was born in Syria in 1917. One of the outstanding Muslim scholars of the 20th century, Shaykh Abu Ghuddah was a leading scholar in the field of Hadith and the Hanafi school of Fiqh. He studied in Syria and Egypt specializing in Arabic Language, Hadith, Shari’ah and Psychology.
He had many prominent teachers, amongst them Shaykh Ragib al-Tabbakh, Shaykh Ahmed ibn Muhammad al-Zaraqa, Shaykh Isa al-Bayanuni, Shaykh Ahmad al-Kurdi and the renowned Ottoman Scholar Imam al-Kawthari. He met Imam Hasan al-Banna in the 1940’s and joined the Muslim Brotherhood. On his return to Syria he became very active in his da’wah work and eventually he became the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria.
He taught Usul al Fiqh, Hanafi Fiqh and Comparative Fiqh at the University of Damascus. He also taught at the King Saud University and Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University. He was buried in al-Baqi Cemetery in Madinah in 1997.