What You Will Learn:
- What do Muslims believe?
- How do Muslims worship?
- What is Islamic spirituality?
- What is the Shari`ah?
- What is the Qur’an?
- What does it mean to be a Muslim today
About the Course Text
This course is based on the most clear, concise and comprehensive introduction to Islam in print: Being Muslim, by Asad Tarsin. Being Muslim presents content that is both reliable—rooted in Islamic scholarship—and not obscured in jargon and difficult terminology. Using the Hadith of Gabriel as a basic framework. It covers the basics of Islamic belief, essentials of worship, spiritual refinement, a brief examination of the life of the Prophet Muhammad, an introduction to the Qur’an, and guidelines for living an Islamically ethical lifestyle.
“Whoever guides someone to goodness will have a similar reward”– The Prophet (Peace and Blessings Be Upon Him)