Course Category: Islamic Sciences | Level 1 Core Course
Click here to 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 23 - May 1, 2019
Timings: Wednesdays, 8:00 pm CST/2:00 am GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.
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.
Daylight savings time will go out of effect in
the United States on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Depending on where you live, this
may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied
at all, class will be one hour earlier after March 10th.
Offered: This course is offered in the Fall and Spring terms of each year.
Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.
Summary: An introduction to the concept of tazkiyah, 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 improve relationships with others and with Allah (swt).
Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, and write one reflection paper.
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)
$5.00 auditing fee.
Text: The Marvels of the Heart by Imām al-Ghazālī, translated by Walter James Skellie.
Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.
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