ALI 525: Cultivating a Virtuous Character
This course will study the Quran and Hadith’s stance on the necessity of virtue ethics as well as the contemporary obstacles people face in attaining these ideals (materialism, scientism, individualism, etc). The course will give participants some practical tips to cultivating a virtuous character (understanding the transformative power of prayers, dhikr, fasting, etc.).
Instructor: Dr. Irfaan Jaffer
Schedule: 3 Tuesdays Nov 12-26, 2019; 8.30-9.30 pm Toronto time.