LAW1101

Islamic Law I:
Sound Devotion

Learn and implement the legal rulings of purity, prayer, and fasting in this course dedicated to acts of worship. Discover how Muslim jurists preserved the authentic practice of the Prophet s and the relationship between legal rulings and the primary texts.

The assassin entered the Prophet’s Mosque…

With a dagger in his hand, he crept towards the congregation. It was Fajr. ’Umar ibn al-Khattab stood to lead the worshipers in prayer.

“Allahu Akbar!”

The prayer began.

In one swift moment, the assassin charged towards ’Umar stabbing him in the stomach – again and again. The believers rushed to capture him as the righteous Caliph bled from his wounds.

Someone called out… “The prayer, O leader of the believers!”

“Yes, truly,” ’Umar replied. “If anyone misses prayer, he has no share in Islam”. Then, the wounded Caliph completed the prayer. He would die shortly after.

What, then, is more important than prayer?

It is the most important act of worship. The first thing a servant will be asked about on the Last Day. And it will be the last thing taken from this religion.

Islamic Law I: Sound Devotion

Students will learn the legal aspects of Prayer, Purification, and Fasting and be able to fulfill these obligations with confidence. Material will cover the rulings, benefits, and integrals related to these acts of worship so students can ensure their devotion is sound.

Who should attend?

  • Those who wish to enter the Garden of Eternal Bliss
  • Those who want to beautify their worship with Prophetic guidance
  • Those who want to ensure the validity of their devotion

Topics Covered in this Course

  1. The Schools of Islamic Law (Madhahib)
  2. Differences of Opinion Related to Rulings
  3. Purity
  4. Prayer
  5. Fasting
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