The Development Of Thinking In Islam


  • Halimah Abdallah Zaid Al-Shaikhi Al-Shamrani




This study addresses thinking development topic in Islam by highlighting some of the prophetic narrations that focuses on the methods in which the learners acquire the knowledge after exerting mental and dynamic activities. By adopting such methods, the
learners become as the core of educational process who exerts much efforts in understanding and obtaining information because of exerting mental efforts. Therefore, it differs from traditional teaching methods. This study aims at identifying the diverse
methods of prophetic narration and their role of improving the mode of thinking. More importantly, they are divided into directed and non-directed methods. The study is concerned with the indirect methods that evoke students’ intellectual processes to obtain
the knowledge, which serves the purpose of the study. Moreover, this study seeks to give examples of the diverse methods concerning the development of non-directed thinking and their applications in Sunnah to benefit the concerned people in educational process, along with citing some educational studies that manifest the importance of the above-mentioned topic in the development of thinking to apply it in the learning process in order to achieve the desired learning objectives. The findings of the study revealed that non-directed thinking methods in which the learner exerts his/her to elicit the knowledge are one of the most important methods to develop thinking.




How to Cite

Halimah Abdallah Zaid Al-Shaikhi Al-Shamrani. (2023). The Development Of Thinking In Islam. Elementary Education Online, 20(4), 3245–3261. Retrieved from