Imams and evangelists in mosques around Saudi Arabia are progressively depending on innovation to play out their assignments and some of them even depend on brilliant gadgets, for example, iPads to peruse out Friday sermons. Be that as it may, some religious researchers object to the pattern.Saudi imams condemned
As per Saudi Gazette, Sheik Khalid Al-Faris, the imam of Umm Ibrahim Al-Faris Mosque in Najran, considered the utilization of electronic gadgets rather than paper for alluding to notes while conveying Friday sermons as improper and stupid.Saudi imams condemned
“Admirers come to mosques for otherworldly improvement and their sentiments must be regarded. Giving a sermon investigating an iPad is impolite,” said Al-Faris.
Sheik Saeed Al-Jalil, the imam of Al-Zubair Bin Al-Awam Mosque, said the most essential nature of an imam is his capacity to impact the hearts and brains of admirers with sermons that affect them.
“The imam’s snapshot of truth is the point at which he remains on the minbar (the short flight of steps utilized as a stage by the evangelist in a mosque). The more characteristic an imam sounds, the more grounded his impact will be. It is alright to peruse out a sermon composed on paper, however taking innovation into the mosque can divert,” said Al-Jalil.
Acting Director of Najran Islamic Affairs Sheik Ahmad Talibi defended the work on saying the service has endorsed the utilization of iPads by imams while giving sermons.
“There is no motivation to keep imams from utilizing an iPad or comparative gadgets. A significant number of them are as of now utilizing innovation as a part of all parts of the Kingdom. The service nearly screens the exercises of all imams. They are required to play out their obligations steadily however the utilization of innovation won’t influence the nature of their work in any way,” said Talibi.