Introduction to family structure in Islam. Foundations and boundaries of the family in Islam. Marriage in Islam. Marital roles. Intergenerational roles. Islamic parenthood. Islamic parenting. Youth and challenges. Adulthood. Social Interaction. Family conflicts. Crisis and Household Management.
In this course, we examine the position of Women in Islam - a crucial, and debated issue in Islam. The course starts from a historical review of human creation and its relation to women. It looks into woman's position from social, economic and political perspectives; explains rights and responsibilities of women; and discusses important issues like marriage contract, divorce, polygamy, wife-beating, etc. A student will get an overview on different issues related to muslim women from this course. The course is designed primarily based on the text by Dr. Jamal Badawi, a well-known Islamic scholar of present time.
This is a free course.