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Unit Overview: Islam: beliefs and teachings

Lessons:

13 lessons

Abrahamic origins

In this lesson, we will focus on the following main question: 'How significant is the life of Prophet Ibrahim for Muslims today?' We will explore some key events of the life of Prophet Ibrahim, his mission to call people to monotheism and his significance for Muslims today. Any reference to verses from the Qur'an mentioned or included within this lesson are sourced from 'Corpus Quran' using the Sahih International translation.

  • 1 Quiz
  • 24m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
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Muhammad

In this lesson, we will explore some of the key events of the life of the Prophet Muhammad and also the revelation of the Qur'an and his status as the final messenger of Allah. Any reference to verses from the Qur'an mentioned or included within this lesson are sourced from 'Corpus Quran' using the Sahih International translation.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 25m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Sunni/Shi'a Split

In this lesson, we will explore what Islam was like up until and after the death of the Prophet Muhammad, how these two denominations formed and also the differences between that of a Caliph and that of the Imams. Any reference to verses from the Qur'an mentioned or included within this lesson are sourced from corpus.quran.com using the Sahih International translation

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 23m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
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What is Imamate?

In this lesson, we will focus on the what is Imamate in the Shi'a tradition. We will be exploring and investigating what Imamate is with reference to the 5 Roots of Usul ad-Din in Shi'a Islam and then consider what evidence from the Quran and Hadith is used by the Shi'a tradition to emphasis the significance and importance of the 12 Imams being the successors of authority after the death of the Prophet Muhammad. Any reference to verses from the Qur'an mentioned or included within this lesson are sourced from 'Corpus Quran' using the Sahih International translation.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 19m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Tawhid

In this lesson, we will focus on the belief of Tawhid, which is one of the six articles of faith that we will be examining and learning about. This lesson will explore what is Tawhid and why Tawhid is considered to be the most important belief in Islam. We will also consider the influence that Tawhid has on the life of a Muslim today.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 28m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Angels

In this lesson, we will focus on the belief in Angels, which is a fascinating part of Islam! This lesson will explore the characteristics of the angels, the different angels and their roles and also verses from the Qur'an and what it suggests about Muslim beliefs on the angels.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 27m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Prophets in Islam

In this lesson, we will focus on belief in the prophets, which is one of the six articles of faith that we will be examining and learning about. This lesson will focus on the qualities and characteristics of the prophets, the question of why God gave humankind prophets, the important prophets in Islam, and there will also be some evaluation and deep thinking for you to consider about their role.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 19m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Day of Judgement

In this lesson, we will focus on the belief in the Day of Judgement, which is one of the six articles of faith that we will be examining and learning about. This lesson covers death, the afterlife, and Heaven and Hell.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 35m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
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Deliberate Practice

In this lesson, we will recap and revise some of our learning. This lesson will focus on revisiting key terms and teachings we looked at in this unit and examine key verses to support your learning. Please note that any quotations used in this lesson from the Qur'an are taken from the 'Quranic Arabic Corpus' online with the use of Sahih International Translation.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 21m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript