Islamabad Seminar Stresses Importance of Quranic Teachings in Addressing Intellectual Challenges

9:38 - January 30, 2024
News ID: 3487009
IQNA – The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, on Monday hosted a seminar titled ‘Foundations of Contemporary Ethical Crisis’.

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The participants emphasized the role of Quranic teachings and Sunnah in addressing intellectual and ethical challenges.

The event, presided over by Professor Dr. Shah Mohayyudin Hashmi, Dean of the Faculty of Arabic and Is­lamic Studies, featured Professor Dr. Rashid Arshad Kaleem from Punjab University as the guest speaker.

In his lecture, Dr. Rashid Arshad emphasized the imperative role of Quranic teachings and the Sunnah in tackling intellectual and ethical issues.

He underscored the need to guide the new generation towards these principles, stating that adherence could not only resolve ethical crises but also elevate worldly life to a virtuous existence.

Dean Shah Mohayyudin Hashmi stressed the importance of addressing intellectual crises within the Muslim Ummah, highlighting the need to focus on internal issues before external challenges.

Stressing guidance from the Quran and Sunnah, he noted that the biography of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) serves as the most effective guideline for the welfare of humanity.

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Chairman of the Department of Quran and Tafseer, Dr. Sanaullah, emphasized understanding contemporary challenges by referring to ancient wisdom.

To address the ethical crisis, he urged the Muslim Ummah to delve into the knowledge of philosophy, theology, and logic.