No Doubt

NO DOUBT

10 Strategies to Deal with Your and Other People's Doubts

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?

  • Are you or someone you know doubting Islam?

  • Do you find yourself struggling to find answers? 

  • Do you have a hard time speaking to someone about Islam? 

  • Are you considering Islam but are unsure about certain concepts? 

You are not alone. 

Over the course of the last decade or more there has been a rapid proliferation of content online and in academic institutions that has eroded the faith of some people.

  

Seeing the rise of  this phenomenon , Sapience Institute is happy to introduce the full day course:

“No Doubt – 10 Strategies to deal with your and other people’s doubts” 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR ?

STUDENTS / WORKING PROFESSIONALS

Students & Working Professionals trying to reconcile an Islamic Identity with the vicissitudes of college or professional life.

LEADERS

Community leaders, Imāms or Activists who deal with people who suffer from doubts and are interested in learning how to better articulate the foundations of Islam in a modern context.

PARENTS

Parents who are trying to understand their children’s environment and the social and mental pressures therein that may cause doubts about Islam.

EX-MUSLIMS

People that have left Islam because of intellectual, spiritual or emotive doubts.

NON-MUSLIMS

Non-Muslims thinking about embracing Islam but have some questions or doubts about Islam.

DŪ'AT

preachers, activists, students of knowledge or duāt engaged in the work of sharing Islam (da’wah)

INTRODUCTION TO THE NO DOUBT COURSE

10 Strategies to Deal with Your and Other People's Doubts

A conversation about the No Doubt Course between it’s two instructors.

COURSE STRUCTURE

What will be taught?

Friday Evening

THE METAPHYSICAL BACKDROP

Introduction to the Course
What is a Worldview?
Components of a Worldview
The Islamic vs. The Modern Worldview
“Original Normative Disposition”
The Fītrah & Rationality
The Nature of the Heart
The Heart’s Main Fitan
Today’s Crisis and Challenges
The Source of Doubts

Saturday Morning

10 STRATEGIES FOR DEALING WITH DOUBTS (1-4)

Strategy #1: Be Aware

Strategy #2: No Attention

Strategy #3: Make The Distinction

 

Strategy #4: Your Environment:

Spiritual Health Of The Heart

Social conformity

What do the Qur’an & Sunnah say?

How do we help others?

Saturday Afternoon

10 STRATEGIES FOR DEALING WITH DOUBTS (5 - 6)

Strategy #5: Study Islam:

Etymology of the Term “Shubuhat”
Light as a Parable
Studying Islam vs. Studying…
The Spiritual Prerequisite
Case Study: Women’s Inheritance
Case Study: Age of Consent

 

​​​Strategy #6: Critical Thinking:

Critical Thinking Defined
Logical Fallacies
Quranic Encouragement to Think Critically
Awakening the Truth Within
Philosophical Doubts
Scientific Doubts
​Moral / Ethical Doubts

Saturday Evening

10 STRATEGIES FOR DEALING WITH DOUBTS (7 - 10)

Strategy #7: Find a Specialist

 

​Strategy #8: Dealing with Trauma:

Trauma Defined
Suffering & Meaning
Alternate Meanings to Suffering
Another Glance at Worldviews

 

​Strategy #9: Focus on the Heart:

The Connection between Doubts & Spirituality
Spiritual Diseases
Means to Purify the Heart

 

​​Strategy #10: Dua

COURSE
INSTRUCTORS

FAHAD TASLEEM

Instructor - USA

Fahad Tasleem holds a BA in Economics, Graduate Studies in Middle Eastern Studies with a focus on Islamic Theology and an MSc in Business. He is a student, researcher and teacher of various Islamic sciences.

HAMZA TZORTZIS

Instructor - UK

Hamza Andreas Tzortzis is the author of ‘The Divine Reality: God, Islam and The Mirage of Atheism’. He has an MRes (pending), MA and a PgCert in philosophy from the University of London.

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