### Training the Tongue, Purifying the Heart - Spring 2018

Islamic Sciences ~ Level 1 Core Course

View a short segment of this course: Training the Tongue, Purifying the Heart with Anse Marah Dahman

Course Code: PUR 101

Instructor: Anse Marah Dahman

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 24 - May 2, 2018

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Offered: This course is offered in the Fall and Spring terms of every year.

Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Summary: An introduction to the concept of tazkiya, or purification of the self/heart in Islam. It is a beginning look at diseases of the heart and sins of the tongue as well as the relationship between the two. Students will learn some general cures and understand some of the skills necessary to begin the path of tazkiya.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, write one term paper, and review and sit for a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)$20.00 late registration fee after January 20th (if seats are available)