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Instructor: Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Course Overview

In contemporary times, there are many incorrect notions of how knowledge ought to be transmitted. This course outlines the traditional Islamic method of knowledge transmission in light of a few modern ideas.

By taking this course, students will understand the Islamic methodology of navigating social and political issues. Students will also receive general counsel about navigating some of the current prevalent issues of our time.

Some topics addressed in this counsel for students include Islamic activism, stewardship, societal and communal relations, and effective methods of advising others.

Who is This Course For?

• This course is for both adults and young adults alike.

• It is particularly beneficial for politically active professionals and students.

• It is an On-Demand course. Students do not need any prerequisite courses to successfully complete this course.

• This course can also be taken by anyone who is interested in social and political activism from a traditional Islamic perspective.

Learning Outcomes

• Understand the traditional Islamic method of knowledge transmission.

• Understand the definition of Islam via it’s boundries and limits.

• Differentiate the Islamic paradigm from other worldviews.

• Describe the characteristics of our modern, secular age.

• Compare the relationship between social and political life.

• Analyze and understand how to navigate a few contemporary issues.

About the Instructor

Shaykh Walead Mohammed Mosaad is a teacher and researcher of the Islamic sciences. He is the Director of Muslim Student Life at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and an adjunct professor of Ethics in the philosophy department at the same university.

He has completed degrees from Rutgers University, the Fath Islamic Seminary in Damascus, al-Azhar University in Cairo, the University of Liverpool, and a Ph.D. in Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter in the UK.

He has lectured on various topics of interest, including Muslims as minorities, interfaith understanding, and the importance of purification and spirituality in addressing the human condition.

Number of Lessons 7
Duration 09:14:38
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Total Lesson: 7
Number of hours: 9
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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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