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Introduction to Basic Teachings of Qur’an : Course Outline (UR-330)

This course briefly presents the Qur’anic vision of life and its ethical teachings. It aims at offering basic teachings of the Qur’an and their applied aspects in order to improve the ethical and moral conduct of students for the meaningful and successful

Course Contents : Introduction to Basic Teachings of Qur’an: Part-I

The Book of Guidance [al-Baqarah 2:1-5]

A fully preserved and protected Book [al-Hijr 15:9] [Fussilat 41:42]

Guidance for seeking of truth [Bani Israel 17: 9]

A healing, & mercy for the followers [Yunus 10: 57-60] [Bani Israel 17:82]

Correct Recitation of the Qur’an [al-Muzammil 73:4]

Etiquette of Tilawah (Recitation) [al-A‘raf 7: 204-205]

Understanding the Message of the Qur’an [Muhammad 47:24]

Communication of the Message of the Qur’an [Ha-Mim Sajdah 41:33]

Role of the Prophet [al-Jumah 62:2]

Purification of soul and body [Al-A‘la 87: 14] [al-Lay’l 92:9] [al-Baqarah 2:222]

Ethics of vision and audition [Bani Israel 17:36]

Humbleness in Prayer [Salah]

Avoiding Laghw

Paying Zakat


Fulfillment of Trusts and Covenants




Seeking refuge from Hell

Moderate Personality

Invoking Allah

Abstaining from Killing

Avoiding Illegal Sex

Seeking  repentance

Doing Righteous Deeds

Abstaining from False Witness

Avoiding Evil-Talk

Reflecting on Verses

Supplicating for wives and children

Justice & kindness [An-Nahl 16:90]

Competency & Trustworthy [al Qasas 28:26]

Patience & Tolerance [al-Baqarah 2:155-157]

Gratefulness & thankfulness [Ibrahim 14:7]

Forgiveness & Repentance [Nūh 71:10-14]

Reflection & Research  [al-Taubah 9:122]

Protection of vision [An-Nur 24:30, 31, 60]

Observance of hijab [al-Ahzab 33:33&59]

Ethics of Visiting Others [al-Nur 24:27, 58-59]

Ethics of conflict resolution [al-Nisa 4:59] [al-Hajj 22:67-70]

Promotion of Unity and Islamic message dawah [Al-‘Imrān 03:103-105]

Course Contents: Introduction to Basic Teachings of Qur’an: Part-II

Rights of Allah s.w.t.

Rights of parents

Rights of relatives

Ethics of speech

Care of children

Total avoidance of unlawful sex (zina)

Respect of human life

Care of orphan’s wealth

Ethical Standards

Ethical conduct even in walking

Prohibition of interest [al-Baqarah 2:275-279]

Ethics of contracts [al-Baqarah 2:282-283]

Relaxation for debtor [al-Baqarah 2:280-281]

Protection of interests of orphans [al-Nisa 4:5-6]

Islamic concept regarding sustenance [Ar-Rum 30:36-40] [At-Talaq 65:3]

The desire of wealth [At-Takāthur 102:1-8]

Wealth as a temptation [At-Tagabun 64:15]

Circulation of wealth [al-Hashar 59:7] [al-Taubah 9:60]

Helping the oppressed [al-Hajj 22:38-41]

Facilitation for widows [al-Nur 24:32]

Supporting needy person [al-Baqarah 2:177]

Story of Adam a.s.w.s. [Bani Israel 17:61-65] [al-Hijr 15:36-40]

Fear of poverty and luring for indecency [al-Baqarah 2:268]

Seeking refuge from the evil [Ha-Mim Sajada 41:36] [al-Mu’minoon 23:97-98]







Disobedience of Prophets [al-A’araf 7:64, 72, 77-78, 81, 85]

Downfall due to sins [al-Ana’m 6:6]

Immorality/mischeif on the earth [al-A’araf 7:56]

Rejection of Allah’s ayāt (signs) [al-Ana’m 6:49]

Obedience of Allah and the Prophet (PBUH) [al-Anfal 8:46]

Asking forgiveness of Lord [Hud 11:52]

Mending the ways  [Ar-Ra’d 13:11]

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