This subject examines the practice of religious and communal leadership, pastoral care and dynamics of human and communal interactions of Islam with individuals and community. It addresses Islam's role in the lives of individuals and specific communal settings, taking in consideration the theological, spiritual, ethical, psychological and sociological aspects of leadership in those contexts. It also takes into account the changing dynamics for Muslims in contemporary times and seeks to develop approaches and skills to deal with these changes in a constructive and proactive manner. The essential qualities required from a Muslim religious leader are covered, including theological reflection, ethics, spirituality, worship, welfare, education and social justice.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation
The foundational principles of Islamic jurisprudence.
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