Art of Words: Women Calligraphers Then and Now

Lubna Shaik's Calligraphic Collage, via Suhaibwebb

A few days ago, Lubna Shaikh posted this calligraphic collage craft idea for children on Suhaibwebb.com, in honor of the remembrance of the birth of the Prophet. Lubna writes that there is a need to "seek creative ways of imparting the knowledge of our deen" to children, to help them cultivate a personal connection with the religion.The connections between calligraphy, education and religion are deep-rooted in Islam, from the first revealed word of the Quran, Iqra (Read). The prophet's … [Read more...]


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