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 Amjad Tarsin. This course features an explanation of the book by the author himself. 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.