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Module Contents

-       The Islamic worldview:  an overview of Islamic history.

-       The Qur’an and the Prophet’s Sunnah as the foundation of Islamic life and thought

-       The identity of the Muslim Ummah and its defining elements

-       The tauhīdic epistemology: its meaning and role as the foundation of knowledge culture, educational systems & institutions in Islam

-       Ethics in the Quran and Sunnah and the practical expression of these ethics in Islamic civilisation.

-       Islamic globalism, the birth & development of Islam, its civilisation in the Malay world

-       The challenge of modern knowledge to the Ummah, Islamisation of Knowledge and education as responses.

-       Islam and contemporary global issues.

-       Major achievements of Islamic civilisation in various fields.

-       The impact of Islamic civilisation on the European Renaissance and the birth of modern Western civilisation.

-       The impact of modern civilisation and colonialism on Islamic civilisation.

-      The global Ummah, its civilisation and its major branches: unity in diversity.