January 9, 2021

Awakening The Truth Within: An Advanced Dawah Training Course

This 6 week free advanced online dawah training course is designed to empower you to intellectually and academically share Islam. Based on the Islamic sources texts and the scholarly tradition, this course will provide a robust methodology to help you awaken the truth that lies within people's innate diposition. This course is a holistic course that aims to provide rational, existential, phenomenological, experiential and spiritual aspects of the dawah; all rooted in the Quran and Prophetic traditions.
January 9, 2021

Divine Perfection: The Concept of God, Salvation and Sin in Islam & Christianity

This free 6 week online course will discuss and assess the Islamic and Christian concept of God, from the perspective of maximal perfection, soteriology and harmatiology. This course will also respond to three of Dr. William Lane Craig’s main arguments against Islamic theism. For over a decade, Dr. Craig has formulated several arguments against Muslim belief. Craigs main arguments question Allah’s maximal perfection.
January 9, 2021

The Divine Reality: The Truth of Islamic Theism & The Mirage of Atheism

The free 10 week online training course is designed to empower you to be able to articulate and internalise the truth of Islamic theism and show how atheism is incoherent, irrational and an intellectual mirages. This course covers in detail, and expands on, many of the arguments in the Sapience Institute book, 'The Divine Reality', and provides answers to popular and academic objections.
December 9, 2020

Who Shoulders the Burden of Proof? Reformed Epistemology & Properly-Basic Islamic Belief

This essay attempts to outline both a coherent epistemic theory of knowledge, and stipulate its relationship to religious belief. In doing so, the essay argues for the following thesis: that specifically Islamic belief held in a basic way, can be sufficient for knowledge without resorting to rational argumentation, and that the those who believe in Islamic theism do not shoulder the burden of proof.
December 7, 2020

Seminario: ¿Es Dios Misericordioso? La respuesta del Islam al problema del mal y el sufrimiento

Este seminario web gratuito presenta la respuesta islámica al 'problema del mal y el sufrimiento'. Nos responde a las suposiciones falsas en las que se basa este argumento. Entre las respuestas está que: 1. Dios no solo es misericordioso, también es Omnisapiente, por lo tanto, hay una sabiduría divina detrás de cada sufrimiento. 2. Dios también nos ha dado razones de por qué permite el mal y el sufrimiento en el mundo, como por ejemplo, nos hace saber que la vida es una prueba.
November 17, 2020

Islamophobia, Dehumanisation and Constructing Otherness

As part of Islamophobia Awareness Month Sapience Institute delivered a free webinar based on Dr. Osman Latiff's book, On Being Human. Dr. Latiff covered why othering and dehumanisation leads to racial hatred, violence and genocide. It explored the Qur'an and the prophetic teachings and unpacked how Islam addresses these issues.
November 10, 2020

Where are you going?

A free webinar for student Islamic societies, Muslim student associations and interested students on how to develop your vision for campus and how to make it happen. This webinar will help you develop a vision, strategically focus on key actions that will ensure it happens, the importance of leadership, learning and sharing Islam, unity, spirituality and much more.
November 3, 2020

Inteligencia Artificial y Religión

La inteligencia artificial (IA) ha progresado y se ha desarrollado rápidamente en los últimos años. Hoy en día tenemos ordenadores, teléfonos y otros tipos de hardware que muestran habilidades e inteligencia que hacen que los humanos en algunos aspectos parezcan primitivos. Debido al rápido progreso de esta tecnología, muchos postulan que la IA puede volverse hasta consciente, y que las implicaciones pueden socavar las narrativas religiosas. Si la IA puede llegar a ser consciente, entonces podría haber una explicación física de lo que nos hace humanos.
October 28, 2020

Becoming the Prophet’s ﷺ Shield

A free webinar on how to intellectually defend the Prophet ﷺ and share his messenger in light of recent controversies. This webinar will cover the philosophy of freedom of speech, it’s invevitable restrictions, how competing values limits freedom of expression, the hypocrisy and double standards of some secular ideologues, the sublime teachings of the Prophet ﷺ, the proof his prophethood and much more.