The Al Balagh Institute for Reimagining Islamic-Western Discourse

Introduction

The Al Balagh Academy Western Studies Department aims to provide high-quality education and training to the Muslim community, presenting a comprehensive and innovative approach that integrates the teachings of Islam with the latest developments in Western ideologies. Our objective is to offer courses that facilitate a nuanced understanding of Western ideologies from an Islamic perspective, empowering Muslims to engage with these doctrines effectively.

Vision of Al Balagh Academy

Our vision is to become a global leader in the delivery of education in Western Studies from an Islamic perspective, by providing a comprehensive and innovative approach that integrates the teachings of Islam with the latest developments in Western ideologies. We strive to equip Muslims with the knowledge and skills to engage with these ideologies critically and effectively, enabling them to contribute to intellectual discourse and scholarship on the global stage.

Focused areas:

 

Educating
We aim to provide accessible and engaging online courses on Western Studies from an Islamic perspective, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to engage with Western ideologies critically and effectively.

Training:
We strive to offer practical training opportunities that enable students to apply their theoretical knowledge in real-world settings under the supervision of experienced practitioners.

Research:
We are committed to presenting and conducting rigorous and relevant research that advances the field of Western Studies from an Islamic perspective and contributes to the development of evidence-based practices.

Networking:
We seek to establish a global network of subject experts, scholars, and intellectuals who can collaborate and share knowledge to promote the integration of Islamic teachings and principles into the discourse on Western ideologies.

Courses in Western Studies Department

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Atheism & Islam

The Quran,The Bible & History

The Qur'an, Orientalism and Modern Thoughts

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Quran & Modern Science

Decoding Liberalism, Feminism & Secularism

History and Intellectual Foundation Of Western Civilization

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Islam and Politics-Level 1

Islam and Evolution

Islam and Science

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Philosophy of Science

Islamophobia

Conference in Western Studies Department

Conference on Islam and Western Ideologies

1st International Online Conference on Islam and Western Ideologies

KEY OBJECTIVES:

Objectives of the Educating Focus Area:

  • To provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Western ideologies from an Islamic perspective.
  • To equip students with practical skills and techniques for engaging with Western ideologies critically and effectively.
  • To promote ethical and professional standards in the field of Western Studies from an Islamic perspective.

Objectives of the Training Focus Area:

  • To provide students with supervised practical training in engaging with Western ideologies from an Islamic perspective.
  • To enable students to integrate their theoretical knowledge with practical experience.
  • To foster the development of reflective practitioners who can critically evaluate their own practice and continue to learn and grow throughout their careers.

Objectives of the Research Focus Area:

  • To contribute to the development of an evidence base for Western Studies from an Islamic perspective.
  • To explore the intersection between Islamic teachings and principles and Western ideologies.
  • To promote the dissemination of research findings through publications, conferences, and other means.

Objectives of the Networking Focus Area:

  • To establish a global network of subject experts, scholars, and intellectuals who can collaborate and share knowledge.
  • To facilitate opportunities for professional development and continuing education for members of the network.
  • To promote the integration of Islamic teachings and principles into the discourse on Western ideologies through advocacy and outreach efforts.

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