Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to the module

    • A message from the Lecturer

    • Introduction to the module

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Section 1: A Time Before Time

    • Article: What’s the water under God’s throne?

    • 1. A time before time

    • Summary message

    • Seminar: What was before?

    • 2a. The beginnings of creation

    • 2b. The formation of the universe(s)

    • 2c. Things out there of interest: Universes and ETs

    • Seminar: The creation of the realms and what's out there

    • 3. Who's there? Thinking about Great Entity

    • Seminar: Who and What is 'God' and what 'must' we think?

    • Written assignment

  • 3

    Section 2: Earth and Life

    • 4a. The physical constitution of Humans

    • 4b. How the human form emerged

    • 4c. Differentiating between the body and being - The beginnings of insaan

    • 4d. Where were humans created?

    • Seminar: Life, Humans, and Human evolution

    • Seminar: What makes Adam special?

    • Seminar: Jannah, the devil and earthly living

    • Seminar: Summary and Q&A Session

    • Test your learning

  • 4

    Section 3: Humanity and Civilisation

    • 7. The children of Adam

    • Seminar: Cain and Able, Seth and Enoch

    • 8. Noah

    • Seminar: Noah and the Great Flood

    • 9. Ancient Mesopotamia and Avram

    • Seminar: Avram, units of co-operation and politics

    • 10. Abraham and the new lands

    • Seminar: Emigration, citizenship and settling down

    • 11. The religion of Abraham

    • Seminar: Abrahamic monotheism and the 'millah'

    • Test your learning

  • 5

    Section 4: To the Present Day

    • 12. The covenant with God through Isaac

    • Seminar: The descendants of Isaac and the Jews

    • Seminar: Christ and the Christians

    • 13. Ishmael and the Arabs

    • Seminar: Muhammad and the religion of Abraham

    • 14. The religion of Abraham today

    • Seminar: What happened to the religion of Abraham?

    • Seminar: Summary and Q&A Session

    • Test your learning

  • 6

    Conclusion

    • Congrats! Here's what's next...

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...