Introduction to Islam
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Introduction to Islam

Dispelling the Misconceptions!
4.2 (89 ratings)
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2,653 students enrolled
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Last updated 1/2015
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Price: Free
This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What you'll learn
  • List and discuss the five pillars of Islam
  • Correctly pronounce various Islamic terms

  • Discuss many of the misunderstandings that abound regarding Islam

  • Evaluate and respond to false allegations about the Islamic faith
  • Formulate a plan for dispelling misconceptions about the Islamic way of life
  • Explain the concept of worship in Islam
  • Briefly discuss the life of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)
  • Describe some of the scientific miracles of the Quran
Requirements
  • There are no special requirements.
Description

This interactive course looks at some of the most common misconceptions that people have about Islam and seeks to clarify those misconceptions. In addition to addressing misconceptions, this introductory course introduces the student to the five pillars of Islam.

Have you ever wondered what Islam REALLY teaches?

Does Islam promote terrorism or suicide bombing?

Does ISIS represent all the Muslims?

Why are those Muslims always fighting?

Why do Muslim women cover? Do they sleep with their clothes on?

What exactly DOES Islam teach?

These are just a few of the many questions that will be addressed in this course.

The course is designed for those genuinely interested in finding out about Islam. If your desire is to be argumentative and insulting, this course is NOT for you. There are 21 lectures and three quizzes, with approximately 3.8 hours of lectures.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for someone who is sincere, has an open mind and an open heart. This course is NOT for an argumentative person.
Course content
Expand all 22 lectures 03:41:43
+ Introduction
3 lectures 13:58
Course Overview
04:40
Instructor Introduction
04:12
Course Objectives
05:06
+ The Pillars of Islam
10 lectures 02:00:58
The Pillars of Islam
15:42
The One & Only
19:09
The Oft-Forgiving, the Most Merciful
05:42
Prophet Muhammad
13:29
The Quran
08:43
The Scientific Miracles of the Quran
15:47

The quiz will cover Lectures 5-8 and consists of only 5 fill in the blank questions.

Quiz 1
5 questions
The Prayer
19:12
Charity
06:13
Fasting
08:08
The Pilgrimage
08:53

The quiz will cover Lectures 9-12 and will consist of three fill in the blank and two true-false questions.

Quiz 2
5 questions
+ Addressing & Dispelling Misconceptions
8 lectures 01:17:27
Terrorism
14:38
Beheadings
08:07
Jihad
09:49
Ninja & Oppression
14:33
Ninja & Oppression, Part 2
14:44
Polygyny
05:30
Action Plan
06:36

The quiz will cover Lectures 13-17 and will consist of five true/false questions.

Quiz 3
5 questions
Recommended Websites
03:30