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Kulliyyah Department Programme Course Title Course Code Status Level Credit Hours Contact Hours Pre-requisites (if any) Co-requisites (if any) Instructional Strategies Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences Ul al-Dn and Comparative Religion (BIRK) Ul al-Dn and Comparative Religion Methods of Dawah RKUD 3030 Core (concentration I & II ) 3 3 3 NIL NIL Brainstorming Cooperative Learning Demonstrations Discussion Presentations and lectures LO 1,2 1,2,3 1,2,3

Course Assessment State weightage of each type of assessment. Instructor(s) Semester Offered


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Mid-term Test Final Examination Teamwork research (inc. report presentation, peer evaluation) Total To be determined All semesters

Course Synopsis

Course Objectives

This course deals with dawah as a science which comprises of subject matter, methods and objectives. It will study the da wah methodologies of the prophets as well as other methodologies that developed in history. It also introduces the integrated approaches of Revealed Knowledge and Social Sciences for contemporary application of dawah within the context of different ethnicities and belief systems. The objectives of this course are to: 1. Study the approaches of dawah in the Qurn and the Sunnah 2. Examine the methodologies of dawah of the other prophets. 3. expose students to scientific approaches to dawah 4. attempt to inculcate the consciousness towards dawah works among the students. 5. highlight social realities in the works of dawah. 6. employ the methods learnt to their dawah activities Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to: 1. relate the responsibilities of dawah 2. appraise the various methods of dawah 3. examine social factors related to dawah Content Outlines

Learning Outcomes

Weeks 1 2

Topics Introduction to the science of dawah and its Methods Islamic Dawah Its nature, need and importance Definition and its relation to other disciplines Sources of science of dawah Basic technical terms of dawah Its objectives and purpose Its methods Historical development and the rises of sciences of Dawah Islamic Dawah and its obligation Its obligations on the basis of revelation, reason, nature and reality Obligatory duty as far al-ayn Obligatory duty as far al-kifyah, Evidence of its obligation in the Qurn and the Sunnah

Task/Reading Zin, A.M. (1991) pp. 1-18, 26-58 Abdullah, O.C, (2005) pp. 13-58

ICNA, pp. 27-32

ICNA, pp. 27-32

ICNA, pp. 27-32

Islamic dawah and its duty on every mature and responsible Muslim (mukallaf) Duty of individuals, Duty of parents, Duty of Islamic organization, Duty of society Duty of ummah Characteristics of Islamic dawah Divine Origin (Rabbn) and Humanity (Insniyyah ) Easy (taysr) and moderation (takhff) Universality Public interest (malaah) Reality (wqiiyyah ) Comprehensive, balance and clarity Role of these characteristics in highlighting Dawah as a science Ways of dealing with different groups of the called (madwn ) in the context of Islamic world view. The Caller and the Islamic Worldview in the context of Dawah The caller and ways of dealing with the belief of the called The special characteristics of Prophetic Dawah Definition of the prophetic methodology General principles of the prophetic methodology

al-Madani, S.M.M, pp. 9-32, 50-61

Von Denffer, A. (1988)

Yousif, A.F (1998) pp. 65-145

Abdullah, O.C, (2005) pp. 67-72


Simpson, G.E (1987) pp.15-25


Ways of preaching by the Prophet (a.s.w.) Example of the Prophet methodology of Dawah Implementation of emotional, rational, experiential and analytical method Basic requirements of methods in multi-racial and multi-religious Societies: Conditions of dawah and general directives for the callers Relationship between society and dawah

Aziz, Q, pp. 23-54


Yousif, AF (1998) pp 50-64


The plural society of Malaysia Islam Hari ethnic relations

14 References

Dawah through interfaith dialogues and engagements Required

Hasan, M.K and Kamali, M.H Islam Har and the Non-Muslims (Principles 1 - 10) Yousif, A.F (1998),

1. Zin, A.M (1991). Islamic Dawah (Mission): the Definition, Conception and Foundation. Kuala Lumpur: Pustaka Antara. 2. Abdullah, O.C. (2005). Preaching To The Non-Muslim Chinese in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur: IIUM. 3. no author. (no year). Manual of Dawah for Islamic Workers. No place: ICNA. 4. Al-Madani, S.M.M. (1992). The Moderation of Islam. Cairo: Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs. 5. Von Deffer, A. (1988). Key Issues in Islamic Dawah. Delhi: Hindustan Publication. 6. Yousif, A.F. (1998). Religious Freedom, Minorities and Islam. Batu Caves, Selangor: Thinkers Library. 7. Aziz, Q. (no year). The Prophet of Peace & Humanity. No place: no publisher. 8. Hasan, MK., & Kamali. (no year). Islam Har and the Non-Muslims (Principles 1-10). No place: no publisher. 9. Simpson, G.E. (1987). Racial and Cultural Minorities. New York: Plenum Press. Recommended 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Proposed Start Date (Semester) Batch of Students to be Affected Zaidn, A.K. (1981). Ul al-Dawah. No place: no publisher. Ansr, J. (1990). Marf and Munkar. Delhi: no publisher. Al-Frqi, I.R. (1986). The Cultural Atlas of Islam. New York: Macmillan. Saqr, A.B. (1983). How to Call People to Islam. Kuwait: IIFSO. Islahi, A.A. (1982). Call To Islam and How the Holy Prophets Preached. Safat, Kuwait: Islamic Book Publishers.

Semester 1, 2006/2007 Semester 3, 2005/2006

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Course Assessment Matrix: RKUD 3030

Programme Outcomes Outcome 1 Outcome 2 Outcome 3 Outcome 4 Outcome 5 Outcome 6 1 3 3 3 Course Learning Outcomes Outcome 7 2 3 3 3

1. 2. 3. 4.

Relate the responsibilities of dawah Appraise the various methods of dawah Examine social factors related to dawah Employ the methods learnt to their dawah activities

1 2 1 3

3 3 2 3

3 3 3 3

1 3 3 3

3 3 3 3

*1=objective addresses outcome slightly, 2=moderately, 3=substantive * A=KNOWLEDGE; B=PSYCHOMOTOR/PRACTICAL/TECHNICAL SKILL; C=SOCIAL RESPONSIVENESS; D=PROFESSIONALISM, VALUES, ATTITUDES, ETHICS; E=CRITICAL THINKING & SCIENTIFIC APPROACH; F=COMMUNICATION & TEAM SKILLS; G=MANAGEMENT & ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS; H=LIFELONG LEARNING & INFORMATION MANAGEMENT The educational outcomes of the programmes conducted by the Department are as follows: 1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles in Usuluddin and comparative religion. (A, D, E) 2. Apply and demonstrate the knowledge they acquired from their studies into their lives spiritually, intellectually, socially and professionally. (A, B, C, D, E, F, G) 3. Acquire and use the scientific methods with their critical and creative approaches, within the boundaries of Islamic values, to solve problems related to behavioral, cognitive and spiritual issues. (A, B, E, F, G) 4. Appraise and examine appropriately issues surrounding the Ummah and formulate solutions for them. (A, C) 5. Employ the knowledge and skills they learned from the courses into their social responsibilities in the context of `ibdah.(A, C, D, H) 6. Practice state-of-the-art technology into their intellectual, personal, social and professional lives. (A, G, H) 7. Integrate Islamic teachings in the theoretical, research and application of Usuluddin principles in enhancing human relations. (A, C, D, F, G, H)