An Overview of Islamic Social Services – Ahmad Sakr

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This lecture is part 1 of a complete series of 8 lectures entitled “Family Counseling in Islam: Building a Loving Muslim Family”. To play each session press the play icon or scroll through them using the NEXT and PREVIOUS buttons below.

1) An Overview of Islamic Social Services
2) Family Values
3) The Husband-Wife Relationship
4) Family Conciliation
5) The Accepted Dua
6) Divorce and Reconciliation
7) Recommendations to the Husbands
8) Depression: Prevention and Healing

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1) Introduction
2) The Pledge of the Disputing Parties
3) Bismillah Party
4) Iyatu Karima
5) Death and Burial
6) Unemployment
7) People Call For Help From Everywhere
8) Parent-Child Relationship
9) Divorce
10) The In-Laws
11) Inheritance
12) Abortion
13) Adoption and Fostering
14) Surrogate Motherhood
15) Zakah
16) Loans Without Interest
17) Scholarships
18) Grants
19) Sadaqah
20) Women in the Masjid?
21) Absolute and Preventive Haram
22) Can You Give Zakah to Islamic Institutions?
23) Touching the Qur’an Without Wudu?
24) Writing Books
25) Schooling
26) Spiritual Services
27) Dua
28) Other Social Services
29) Must You Tell the Recipient It’s Zakah?
30) Can Zakah Money Go to the Masjid?
31) Early Muslims and Zakah
32) Blind Adoption?
33) Unrelated Coed Foster Children in the Same House?
34) Can You Donate Body Organs After Death?
35) Caught Between Two Cultures

An orientation to the seminar on family counseling, Ahmad Sakr breaks the ice by briefly outlining family services, social services, counseling between husband/wife and parent/child, economic services, educational services, spiritual services, and other services. This talk and the complete seminar are especially useful for any psychologist, psychiatrist, family counselor, imam, or parent. Other topics discussed: death and dying, divorce, abortion, adoption, sorrogate mothers, menstruation and reading the Qur’an, zakat money for building an Islamic institution, making dua, ediquette of giving zakat, and organ donation.