Ziya E Islamiyat: A Comprehensive Guide for BS, BA and BSc Students
Ziya E Islamiyat is a book written by Dr. Muhammad Nawaz, a renowned scholar of Islamic studies. The book covers the compulsory syllabus of Islamiyat for BS, BA and BSc classes in Pakistan. It provides a detailed and authentic overview of the basic beliefs, practices, history and culture of Islam. The book also includes exercises, questions and answers, and references for further reading.
The book is available in PDF format for free download from the Internet Archive[^1^]. It is also accessible on SoundCloud[^2^] as an audiobook. The book has been praised by students and teachers alike for its clarity, accuracy and relevance. Ziya E Islamiyat is a must-read for anyone who wants to learn more about Islam and its teachings.
The book is divided into eight chapters, each covering a major aspect of Islamiyat. The first chapter deals with the concept of Tauheed (Oneness of Allah) and its implications for human life. The second chapter discusses the sources of Islamic knowledge, namely the Quran and the Sunnah. The third chapter explains the five pillars of Islam: Shahadah (testimony of faith), Salah (prayer), Zakah (alms-giving), Sawm (fasting) and Hajj (pilgrimage). The fourth chapter covers the basic principles of Islamic morality and ethics. The fifth chapter explores the life and teachings of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), the last and final messenger of Allah. The sixth chapter traces the history of Islam from its inception to the present day. The seventh chapter highlights the contributions of Muslims in various fields of knowledge and civilization. The eighth chapter addresses some contemporary issues and challenges faced by Muslims in the modern world.
The book is written in a simple and lucid style, with examples, anecdotes and quotations from authentic sources. The book also uses diagrams, tables and charts to illustrate important points and concepts. The book is suitable for students of all levels and backgrounds, as well as for general readers who want to learn more about Islamiyat.
The book is not only a source of information, but also a guide for action. It helps students to apply the teachings of Islam to their personal and social lives. It also encourages them to reflect on their own beliefs and values, and to respect the diversity of opinions and perspectives within the Muslim community and beyond. The book fosters critical thinking, analytical skills and moral reasoning among students, preparing them for the challenges and opportunities of the contemporary world.
The book is also relevant for students who are preparing for various examinations, such as Cambridge IGCSE Islamiyat (0493)[^1^], which is offered in several administrative zones around the world. The book covers the syllabus of this examination, which aims to assess the learners' understanding of the major beliefs of Islam and the early history of the Islamic community. The examination also evaluates the learners' ability to interpret and evaluate the meaning and importance of these elements in the lives and thoughts of Muslims[^1^]. The book provides guidance and tips for answering different types of questions, such as short answer, structured and essay questions. 29c81ba772