14) The Last Bit: Please Help us Understand Madrasas

Have you ever studied these Madrasas or religious schools in Islam? We searched for a polite and fair explanation. Here’s one sample we found…

 

theconversation.com/what-are-madrasa-schools-and-what-skills-do-they-impart-99497

 

But even in this most cordial explanation, we still remain troubled. Notice how the article points to the fact that these Islamic religious schools tend to teach concepts such as holy war — and some even teach students to dislike (or hate) Western ideals. This prayercast helps bring critical issues into focus:

 

www.prayercast.com/madrassas.html

 

Would you pray with us that God will guide the religious leaders in these schools? Pray that Christians can better understand how to relate to this kind of teaching, offering positive alternatives that aren’t judgmental or biased but still bring openness to following Jesus as Lord.

 

What’s YOUR take on Madrasas? Feel free to write anonymously if you prefer. Thanks for your response.

 

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