Importance of Morality in Islam

Development of Moral Values through Activities by Parents and Teachers as Agents of Change

  • Dr. Asaf Niwaz The University of Haripur, Pakistan
  • Dr. Umbreen Ishfaq The University of Haripur, Pakistan
  • Dr. Attaullah . The University of Haripur, Pakistan
Keywords: morality, family, good_manners, respect, cooperation, honesty, good citizenship, responsibility, kindness, fairness, self discipline


This study is descriptive in nature and main focus of this paper is to consult Qur’ān and Ahdiths for understanding the concept of morality. Verses from the Holy Qur’ān and sayings of Prophet Muhammad (peace be on him) are consulted to portray a paramount role of parents and teachers that is played as family and public institutions respectively. Moral values like, good manners, respect, loyalty, truth, altruism, reliability, fairness, cooperation, collaboration, honesty, companionship, decency, acceptance, compliance, love, patience and forgiveness are also studied in the light of Qur’ān and Ahdiths. As an end product, inculcation of moral values in youth by their parents and teachers is also delineated.

How to Cite
Niwaz, Dr. Asaf, Dr. Umbreen Ishfaq, and Dr. Attaullah . 2020. “Importance of Morality in Islam”. Journal of Islamic and Religious Studies 3 (1), 49-62.[]=10.12816%2F0048284.