Author: Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips
Publisher: International Islamic Publishing House; IIPH
About the Book: This is book 1 of a 4-year Islamic Studies curriculum which may be used in Grades 7-12. Each book covers basic Islamic knowledge including tawheed (Islamic monotheism), studies of Qur’an and Hadith and the sources and teachings of Islamic law. Questions at the end of every unit help the students use the information and assess progress. Islamic Studies Book 1:This is a well written, well organized textbook. Book 1 covers basic Islamic knowledge beginning with tawheed (Islamic monotheism), and continuing with Qur’anic studies that include tafseer (explanation and commentary). It also has sections on the science of Hadith and the sources of Islamic law (fiqh).