Muslim Ethics

Taught By Shaykh Waleed Basyouni (4 hour)

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What is the definition of ethics and mannerisms and how do they relate to each other? Sh. Waleed Basyouni explains the importance of akhlaq in Islam and covers numerous ahadith about manners.

Lesson 1 - Introduction

What is the definition of ethics and mannerisms and how do they relate to each other? Sh. Waleed Basyouni explains the importance of akhlaq in Islam and covers numerous ahadith about manners.

Lesson 2 - Concepts

The Arabic word akhlaaq combines manners and ethics. Where does our akhlaaq come from? Are we born with it or do we acquire it during our lifetime? Sh. Waleed explains mannerisms in light of the Qur’an and Sunnah and how it ties in with our Muslim character.

Lesson 3 - The Relationship between Mannerism and Islam

Our mannerisms are the outcome of believing in Allah, but does this mean that manners only come through Islam? Oftentimes, our mannerisms are synonymous with our level of Iman. Learn more in this lesson.

Lesson 4 - How Islam Builds Good Manners

What does Islam say about how we should conduct ourselves and our manners? Sh. Waleed discusses the numerous hadith and verses in the Qur’an about mannerisms. Our acts of worship should be a protection for us from bad manners.

Lesson 5 - Truthfulness

Truthfulness is one of the fundamental manners of Islam and serves as a foundation for all other manners. What is the importance and reward of being truthful? Understand how a seemingly basic characteristic could lead to so much more.

Lesson 6 - Forbearance

The next most fundamental manner of Islam is Hilm, or forbearance. What does it mean to be a forbearing person? Sh. Waleed discusses the characteristics of a forbearing person and how we can adopt this character trait.

Lesson 7 - Bravery

Bravery is a unique character trait. It is a noble thing to have. It encourages us to have many other good character traits. What does it mean to be brave? What are the qualities of the brave?

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