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Instructor: Dr. Nuri Friedlander


Course Overview

This course covers Islamic law, theology, and ethics-related issues that pertain to animal slaughter and sacrifice. It covers the ethics related to why animal slaughter and sacrifice is deemed good in Islam, and also covers details about how to conduct animal slaughter and sacrifice under Islamic law.


This is important because we live in an age where global meat consumption is at an all-time high, and where the ethics of animal treatment is widely debated. This course clarifies the Islamic perspective on the ethics of animal sacrifice and slaughter and allows Muslims to see the balance and moderation that Islam calls for.


The learning outcomes of this course include understanding the key theological questions related to animal sacrifice and slaughter—including the ethics of killing animals and of animal pain and suffering. They also include the fiqh of animal slaughter, the definition and role of sacrifice in Islam, and contemporary issues that Muslims must deal with.


Learning Outcomes

• Understanding the key theological questions related to animal sacrifice and slaughter

• Ethics of animal sacrifice and slaughter

• The fiqh of animal sacrifice and slaughter

• Contemporary issues related to animal sacrifice and slaughter


Number of Lessons: 4 Lessons
Total Duration: 5 hrs 30 mins
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Total Lesson: 4
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What You Will Learn:

  • Distinguish between true religious knowledge that is beneficial and ostensibly religious knowledge that is not
  • Identify instances of the sins of the limbs (particularly those of the tongue)
  • Identify instances of the sins of the heart
  • Complete a regimen of protecting your tongue from sin
  • Improve your character with your teachers, relatives, friends, and strangers
  • Appreciate the spiritual value of good company

Skill Level: Beginner
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