This second module of the Basic Course introduces the objectives of Shari’ah, and the Principles of Islamic jurisprudence (Usul ul-Fiqh) or the methodology of ijtihad. It goes a little further into the Ethics and etiquettes of disagreement and conflict resolution, and treats in some depth the concept of bid’a (or “innovation” in religion). inheritance laws and gender justice; and the debates among some Muslims on a woman going to the mosque. On the subject of Muslim and the Followers of Earlier Revelation (Ahl al-Kitab), the topics treated include: Who are the Alh al-Kitab, and are there any in existence today? What do Muslims believe about the Earlier Revelations, the Taurat, Zabur, Injil, etc. On topics related to creed and worship, the course looks at the arguments for the existence of God and what can be known by human’s; the existence and nature of the Hereafter; the significance of the 5 pillars of Islam to the life of Muslims and social progress, This course takes a deeper look at the relationship in Islam between reason, revelation and Islamic jurisprudence. In addition, there is a practical training session in public speaking, and the challenges to effective word-of-mouth communication.
And why Muslims continue to maintain a lunar calendar for religions purposes such as Zakat, Ramadan fasting, and the Hajj pilgrimage, etc? Also, eating and sharing food slaughtered by non-Muslims.
You may be interested in these courses also:
- Basic Course I (Module 101) (35 hrs.)
- Intermediate Course I (Module 201) (35 hrs.)
- Intermediate Course II (Module 202) (35 hrs.)
- Advanced Course (Module 301) (35 hrs.)