Parental Responsibility in Moral Security of Children in Shi'a Teachings

Document Type : Original Article


Assistant Professor, Department of Islamic knowledge, School of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak


This scientific article has explored the concept of parental responsibility in ensuring the moral security of children within the framework of Shi'a teachings. Parenting plays a fundamental role in shaping the character and moral development of children, and understanding the specific principles and guidelines provided by Shi'a Islam can greatly inform and guide parents in fulfilling their obligations. The article begins by examining the significance of moral security in the context of Shi'a teachings, highlighting the emphasis placed on nurturing virtuous qualities and safeguarding children from moral deviations. It delves into key themes such as the role of parents as primary educators, the importance of positive role modeling, and the cultivation of ethical values based on Islamic teachings. The study also explores various practical strategies and approaches suggested by Shi'a teachings to foster moral security in children. These include nurturing a strong spiritual connection, providing a nurturing and loving environment, promoting ethical behavior through discipline and guidance, and encouraging community involvement to reinforce moral values. In conclusion, this article underscores the critical role of parental responsibility in ensuring the moral security of children in Shi'a teachings. By emphasizing the unique principles and guidance provided by Shi'a Islam, it provides valuable insights for parents, educators, and policymakers in fostering the moral development of children within a religious and cultural context. Recognizing and implementing these teachings can contribute to the overall well-being and moral security of future generations.


Volume 1, Issue 2
December 2023
Pages 79-92
  • Receive Date: 07 October 2023
  • Revise Date: 01 January 2024
  • Accept Date: 11 January 2024
  • First Publish Date: 11 January 2024
  • Publish Date: 01 December 2023