Different Kinds of Kindness Expression towards Children from the Viewpoint of the Qur’ān and Ḥadīth

Document Type: Scholary

Authors

1 Associate Professor, Department of Qur’ān and Ḥadīth Sciences, Meybod University, Meybod, Iran

2 Master’s holder, Virtual University of Ḥadīth Sciences, ray city, Iran

Abstract

Kindness is the basic need of children, and it gives them an opportunity, away from any anxiety, to ponder about their acts and words and, if necessary, to refine them. Moreover, they learn what kindness is and how to use it in their lives. Considering the importance of kindness towards children for their training, this article discusses different kinds of kindness towards children from the viewpoint of the Qur’ān and narrations with a descriptive-analytical method. Findings of this research show that under the light of noble kindness, children find the future more promising. Kindness binds the children to the family and keeps them safe from the consequences of the future mishaps. Addressing children in a dignified way, playing with them, respecting and honoring them, having tolerance in dealing with them, ignoring their misconducts, making friends with them, encouraging them, making them happy, taking them out to play, appreciating their efforts, giving them gifts, keeping your promises, praying for them, and forgiving their mistakes are different kinds of kindness expression towards children.

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