Islamic Environment in Child Development According to the Views of Imam al-Ghazali

Adibah Sulaiman, Ezad Azraai Jamsari, Noorsafuan Che Noh


This article critically examines the influence of Islamic environment on the growth of children. This study’s objective is to examine the reciprocal relationship, be it good or adverse, between the environment and the development process of child behaviour and attitude. Another important goal is to study the views of Imam al-Ghazali concerning child development in Islamic environment. The method used in this study was content analysis. This study shows that the environment aspect plays an important role in child growth and development. Environmental factors in the context of Islam namely parents, teachers, and the surrounding are identified to have significant effect on the growth of a child.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n29p33

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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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