A seventeen part series on the comprehensive structure of Islam. What are the sources of aquida? How does one get faith? Dr. Hathout examines the creed of Islam and the road to faith.
Each lecture is 15-20 minutes.
Defining creed and the path one takes in achieving it.
What is the difference between our intellect and our heart and how does each one lead to faith?
Dr. Hathout continues his lecture on the sources of faith by examining Quran and hadith.
In this lecture, Dr. Hathout defines the articles of faith. How is Islam unique in its belief system?
- Daleel al-Abdaa (Create something from nothing)
- Daleel al-Hanaya (Proof of caring)
- Daleel al-Haraka (Organized motion)
- Daleel al-Haduth (Everything we know has a starting point)
Articles of creed continued.
Angels, scriptures, and messengers.
Al-Ghaib (beyond human perception) & the Day of Judgement.
Structure of Islam: Aquida & Sharia (Islamic law).
Dr. Hathout discusses the moamalat (dealings and interactions). How do they apply to contemporary times? Preservation of life, religion, and property.
Preservation of lineage.
Preservation of mind and intellect ‘For those who think.’
Hajiyat (needs) vs. necessity. Tahsniyat (refinement).
Manners and character (as it relates to Islamic movements) and devotion to God.
Ethics of work within an Islamic movement.
Teamwork within an Islamic movement.
Selflessness and sacrifice and not self-promotion in Islamic movements.
Trust, respect, and working together for the cause of God.
Trustfulness with God.