AQE302 Islamic Creed
This course covers the category of Tawheed (Oneness of God) in His Names & Attributes (Tawheed Al-Asmaa was-Sifaat). The significance of belief in revelation, Understanding belief in Divine Destiny, Signs of the Last Day and the Day of Resurrection, Status of the Prophet’s Companions, Obedience to Rulers, and Abandonment of Deviants.
Course Code: AQE302
Credit hours: 3
- Students will be able to explain in a presentation, the principles and rulings, with examples, concerning the correct understanding of the Divine Names and Attributes of Allah, citing proof from the Quran and authentic Sunnah.
- Students will be able to write an essay regarding the Fifth Pillar of Faith: Belief in the Last Day and its portents, along with its major and minor signs
- Students will successfully present in front of their peers, an explanation of the Sixth Pillar of Faith: Belief in the Divine Destiny (Qadaa and Qadar).
- Students will be able to describe the significance of the status of the Prophet’s Companions, with short profile characteristics and their level of Iman, with examples.
- Students will be able to list and discuss the proper rulings regarding obedience to Muslim rulers, judgment with regard to deviants and sinners, what Iman invalidates, and what happens when one converts from disbelief to belief and vice-versa.
a) Basic of Faith; the six pillars of faith in details.
b) Signs of the Day of Judgment; the minor and the major ones.
c) Divine Destiny and how to understand it correctly.
d) What Eemaan invalidates: converting from disbelief to belief and vice versa.
e) Judgment with regard to sinners.
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Grading and Evaluation:
- Minimum passing grade 70%
- Participation: 40% (10 assignments, 4% each)
- Oral exam: 20%
- Mid-Term exam: 10%
- Research paper: 20%
- Final exam: 10%
Guidelines for Research Paper:
As part of the course, you are required to submit a research paper. The topic chosen must be relevant to the course and approved by the Instructor.The paper must meet the following requirements:
- At least ten (10) double-spaced pages (not including the introduction and conclusion)
- 1 inch margins
- 12 pt size (Times New Roman)
- Follow the standard research paper structure with a Table of Contents, Abstract or Executive Summary, Introduction, Main Body, Conclusion, List of Reference
- The Main Body should be organized into logical chapters and paragraphs
- When quoting Hadith, a notation indicating its authenticity must be clearly
- Post all your questions related to the course to the (Online Test) forum.
- If sending emails directly to the lecturer, please include appropriate label in the subject line (Action Required/Info/Admin) and allow up to 3 working days for reply.
- Limit telephone communication with the Lecturer to within specified office hours only.
- When leaving a voicemail, please clearly state your name, course code, and contact number.
Log in Instructions:
To attend live – online lectures (on their scheduled time):
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You will need a user name and password to:
- View the recorded lectures if you missed the live online ones.
- Interact with your teacher and classmates.
- Upload and submit your assignments, research papers, and exams.
- View your grades
- All attempt must be made to submit assignments by the agreed due dates. Late submissions will be penalized.
- Weekly materials and graded assignments will be posted onto the site by Monday – in sha Allah.