Chapter Two - A Historical Overview of the Traditional System of Qur’anic Education in Borno

Usman Al-amin

Affiliation: Department of History. University of Maiduguri. Borno State, Nigeria

Keywords: Qur'anic Education, Borno, Nigeria, Traditional Education, Islamic Scholarship, Challenges

Categories: News and Views, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law

DOI: 10.17160/josha.11.1.966

Languages: English

In Chapter Two, Al-amin attempts to combine both the anthropological and historical approaches to describe the processes of traditional Qur’anic education and scholarship in Borno, especially the recent trends. He examines the origin, types, methods, and stages of Qur’anic education. Therefore, he concludes that the status of Qur’anic education and scholarship in Borno is set for the heights regardless of the socio-cultural challenges and the misconceptions attributed to it.

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