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By A. Gil'adi

ISBN-10: 0333555988

ISBN-13: 9780333555989

This ebook is the results of the 1st finished examine, performed in the framework of Islamic experiences, on youth in medieval Muslim society. It offers with the photographs of youngsters, with adults' attitudes in the direction of them, and with innovations of adolescence as mirrored in felony, theological, philosophical, moral and scientific writings in addition to works of belles lettres. The experiences incorporated during this quantity are in line with the historical-philological technique enriched by means of a comparative strategy in the direction of the topic.

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38 On the other hand, Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya, who defends the use of a wet-nurse only for two or three days after birth, has to take into account the Islamic tradition describing the Prophet Muhammad, who was handed over in infancy to a Bedouin wet-nurse. 39 Faithful to his basic support of maternal suckling, Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya also avoids almost any reference to the great variety Tuhfat al-Mawdud - an Islamic Childrearing Manual 25 of topics c o n n e c t e d with paid wet-nursing which are dealt with at length in the earlier childrearing manuals.

80 Child psychology and education A remarkable feature of some of the Islamic pediatric a n d childrearing treatises is their wholeness in the sense that they d e a l , s i d e by s i d e , w i t h p h y s i c a l - m e d i c a l a n d p s y c h o logical-pedagogical questions. This seems to be a reflection of the integral concept of the h u m a n being held by Hellenistic philosophers a n d physicians. T h u s the Muslim doctors n o t only pay attention to the psychological aspects of infant a n d child t r e a t m e n t b u t also devote special chapters to moral education.

4 8 Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya, who has to take into account n o t only medical arguments b u t also religious ones, suggests a less unequivocal formula in this regard. Since, according to a hadith report, the Prophet, relying u p o n the experience of Persians a n d Byzantines alike, did n o t forbid sexual intercourse with a nursing woman, 4 9 Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya finds it impossible to prohibit it altogether. O n the o t h e r h a n d , h e quotes at length the medical arguments against sexual activity, supporting t h e m by a n o t h e r r e p o r t according to which the P r o p h e t called u p o n his believers ' n o t to kill their children unwittingly'.

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