Make your own free website on Tripod.com

Main Page | Aqeedah | Quranic Sciences | Sunnah Sciences | Usul al-Fiqh | Fiqh | History & Civilization | Arabic Language | General Studies | Study Tips | Book Reviews | Lecture Reviews | Article Reviews | FAQ | Submit | Links

History & Civilization

Please select one of the following (descriptions are from the AOU website):

161 Seerah 3 credits

This course discusses the biography of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) from an authentic and scientific approach. Emphasis will be placed on the prophetic methodology of giving da'wah and deriving from this the bases of da’wah in contemporary life.

Textbook: The Sealed Nectar, Safi-ur-Rahman Al-Mubarakpuri

Additional Materials: Audiotapes

262 History of Khalifs 2 credits

This course explores different aspects of the Islamic way of life during the era of the pious Khalifs. It highlights some insights into their exemplary characteristics, for use as role models.

Textbook: The History of the Khalifahs who Took the Right Way, Jalal ad-Din as-Suyuti

Additional Materials: Audiotapes

263 Islamic State after the Khalifs 3 credits

A brief study about the Umayyad and Abbasid states regarding the practices of ruling, the expansion of the Islamic state and the achievements in terms of knowledge, civilization, ethics, societal interaction and political relationships.

Textbook: History of Islam (Vol. I), Masud-ul-Hasan

Additional Materials: Audiotapes

364 Contemporary Islamic World 2 credits

This course will focus on the political, social, economic and cultural status quo of the contemporary Muslim world. It will also indicate some of the reasons for the contemporary Muslim world’s subordination to the West, in almost all the aspects of its means for survival.

Textbook: Contemporary Muslim World, Afzal Iqbal.

Additional Materials: Audiotapes

366 History of Islam in the West 3 credits

This course discusses the issue of Islam in the United States of American from a historical perspective; the diversity of the Muslims in the USA; the development of Muslim institutions; the problems Muslims encountered; the facilities given to them; the role of Muslims in serving their communities.

Textbooks: Muslims in the West: The Message and the Mission, Syed A.H. Nadwi; Islam in the United States of America, Sulayman Nyang.

Additional Materials: Audiotapes

Main Page | Aqeedah | Quranic Sciences | Sunnah Sciences | Usul al-Fiqh | Fiqh | History & Civilization | Arabic Language | General Studies | Study Tips | Book Reviews | Lecture Reviews | Article Reviews | FAQ | Submit | Links