The Islamic Da’wah Centre, Ministry of Religious Affairs has published 112 books during the 2014 to 2018 period. Out of the total, 48 titles published in conjunction with Islamic auspicious days and distributed free to the public.
37 of the books are special publications covering religion, socio-culture and nationhood while the other 27 titles reproductions. Six books published by the centre were launched recently. The publication of the books is among the strategies of the Ministry of Religious Affairs in diversifying the da’wah medium to empower religious culture and practise in the country.
The recently launched books include, “Himpunan Ayat-Ayat Al-Quran dan Hadits Mengenai Binatang, co-authored by Dayang Nor Rashida binti Abd Rahman and Dayang Jalijah binti Sable. The book contains the hadith of Prophet Muhammad Shallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam which focus on the well-being of animals, especially the responsibility of humans to them. The book costs $5.00 each.
Another book is ”Himpunan Ayat-Ayat Al-Quran dan Hadits Mengenai Perkahwinan dan Perceraian” written by Dayang Hajah Rokiah binti Mohammad and Dayang Latifah binti Haji Ismail. The books contains verses of Al-Quran and Hadith on the laws and regulations of marriage and divorce. It also costs $5.00.
”Pengurusan Jenazah: Panduan dan Amalan”’ a book by the Planning, Study and Publication Division of the Islamic Da’wah Centre provides guidance and lessons on funeral rites. It costs $4.00.
Source: Radio Television Brunei