UPDATED: March 2017.
The following resources below exist solely for the purposes of research via the NSW HSC Course - Studies of Religion (see disclaimer below).
This course is studied in many Christian Schools; hence its coverage on the 'Christian Faith' website.
INTERACTIVE ONLINE TEXT ACTIVITY
Chapter 13: Islam depth study (Pearson)
SIGNIFICANT PERSON: Khadija bint Khuwaylid (Muhammad's first wife)
7 Remarkable Things About Khadija, Wife of the Prophet of Islam by Yasmina Blackburn (Huffpost Religion)
'I Will Stand With You, Mother Khadija' by Precious Rasheeda Muhammad
Khadija bint Khuwaylid. Posted by Mohammed Rhalmi
Khadijah bint Khuwaylid (WikiIslam)
Khadija Daughter of Khuwaylid. Wife of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) Yasin T. al-Jibouri
The Life of Khadijah (ra) by Khadijah Al-Hashim
THE PROPHET'S (PBUH) MARRIAGE TO KHADIJAH by Dr. Ahmed El-Kadi
ONLINE BOOK: Khadijatul Kubra, A Short Story of Her Life
ISLAMIC ETHICS: SEXUAL ETHICS
We have a very good section on Islamic ethical foundational links; they can be found HERE
Also, the Y11 SOR page regarding ISLAMIC ETHICS is also useful for Year 12 students.
Islamic sexual jurisprudence (ANSWERS)
'cm12sor' has a brief summary of Sexual Ethics
'ECCSORHSC2UNIT' has a page called 'Islamic Depth Study Ethics'
Islam and sexual orientation (ANSWERS): Very in-depth
'Islamic view about Homosexuality' by Zafar Khan
'Temporary 'Enjoyment Marriages' In Vogue Again With Some Iraqis' by Nancy Trejos (Washington Post). This is in reference to mutaa (mutah) marriages. See also: 'Iran talks up temporary marriages' by Frances Harrison (BBC News).
What is Muta Marriage? (Makashfa)
Sexual Ethics (download)
Sexual Ethics in Islam (view online)
Sexual Ethics in Islam (Zuleyha Keskin pdf)
Sample answer 2012 HSC Exam (page 8; pdf)
HSC Studies of Religion: Sexual Ethics in Islam (Marco Cimino)
SIGNIFICANT PRACTICE: HAJJ
HSC syllabus points HERE. (See left hand side - 'Islam')
Islam: Significant practices in the life of adherents (HSC - Excellent)
Hajj Teachers Notes (Excellent: download or view) HSC
Overview of Hajj (Download notes) HSC
Hajj: pilgrimage to Mecca (BBC) (UK)
Hajj Signficant Practice in Islam (Makiz Ansari pdf)
ALTERNATIVE VIEW ON THE HAJJ BY A MUSLIM
Al Hajj : How Muslims distorted Al Hajj (The Pilgrimage) International Quranic Center
Hajj Journey (does have sound - beware!)
Learn How to Perform Hajj (basic overview;does have sound - beware!)
The Hajj (tristanforsyth)
HSC-ISLAM, The HAJJ (Nikki-Milla Usher)
HSC VIDEO SERIES: Hajj HSC Seminar 2010 - Part 1.01 (Hajj Guide :: Media Channel)
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