Islam: Faith, Practice & History

An introductory treatise on Islamic beliefs, laws and ethics as well as the early history of the faith in fifty lessons.

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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: Beliefs
  3. Lesson 1: Why Religion?
  4. Lesson 2: Ways Of Knowing God
  5. Lesson 3: Design In The Universe
  6. Lesson 4: More About God
  7. Lesson 5: The One & Only God
  8. Lesson 6: Tawhīd & Sifāt
  9. Lesson 7: The Justice Of God
  10. Lesson 8: Prophets & Human Guidance
  11. Lesson 9: The Purity Of The Prophets
  12. Lesson 10: Prophets & Scriptures
  13. Lesson 11: Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)
  14. Lesson 12: Al-Qur’ān :The Miracle of Islam
  15. Lesson 13: The Last Message & The Last Prophet
  16. Lesson 14: The Imāmat: Succession to the Prophet
  17. Lesson 15: Amir Al-Mu’minīn ‘Ali: The Chosen Successor of the Prophet
  18. Lesson 16: Khilāfat & Consultation (a review of Saqifah)
  19. Lesson 17: Twelve Caliphs Or Imams
  20. Lesson 18: The Twelfth Imam: Muhammad al-Mahdi (a.s.)
  21. Lesson 19: The Return & Resurrection (Al-Ma‘ād & Al-Qiyāmah)
  22. Lesson 20: After Death
  23. Part 2: Laws and Ethics
  24. Lesson 21: The Shari‘a
  25. Lesson 22: Sources Of The Sharī‘a
  26. Lesson 23: Ijtihād, Taqlid & Ihtiyāt
  27. Lesson 24: More About The Sharī‘a
  28. Lesson 25: Islam’s Spiritual Program (1)
  29. Lesson 26: Islam’s Spiritual Program (2)
  30. Lesson 27: The Islamic Community (1)
  31. Lesson 28: The Islamic Community (2)
  32. Lesson 29: The Islamic Community (3)
  33. Lesson 30: Islamic Economic System (1)
  34. Lesson 31: Islamic Economic System (2)
  35. Lesson 32: Islamic Economic System (3)
  36. Lesson 33: Family Life In Islam (1)
  37. Lesson 34: Family Life In Islam (2)
  38. Lesson 35: Family Life In Islam (3)
  39. Part 3: History
  40. Lesson 36: The Prophet of Islam (Muhammad al-Mustafa)
  41. Lesson 37: The Best Of All Women (Fātimatu ’z-Zahrā’)
  42. Lesson 38: The First Imām (‘Alī bin Abi Tālib)
  43. Lesson 39: The Second Imām (Hasan bin ‘Ali)
  44. Lesson 40: The Third Imām (Husayn bin ‘Alī)
  45. Lesson 41: The Fourth Imām (‘Alī ibn al-Husayn)
  46. Lesson 42: The Fifth Imām (Muhammad ibn ‘Alī)
  47. Lesson 43: The Sixth Imām (Ja‘far bin Muhammad)
  48. Lesson 44: The Seventh Imām (Musa ibn Ja‘far)
  49. Lesson 45: The Eighth Imām (‘Alī ibn Musa)
  50. Lesson 46: The Ninth Imām (Muhammad bin ‘Alī)
  51. Lesson 47: The Tenth Imām (‘Alī ibn Muhammad)
  52. Lesson 48: The Eleventh Imām (Hasan bin ‘Alī)
  53. Lesson 49: The Twelfth Imām (Muhammad al-Mahdi)
  54. Lesson 50: Guidance in Occultation & the Message of Shi‘ism