THE NATION OF ISLAM S
WEEK 13 FRIDAY CLASS
Program & Position Pages 161-169 S
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STUDY COURSE INSTRUCTIONS & PROCEDURES Study Course Instructions This study course is designed to be done both in a course room, mosque, study-group or selfpaced at home. Certain parts of this course (Key Word Study) will be done with a partner. Other parts will be done independently (by yourself).
When its time to partner, you and your partner
(twin) are to follow the steps provided in this guide. The study course is laid out in the order you do them. It is important not to skip any steps of the guide. THESE INSTRUCTIONS ARE TO BE FOLLOWED IN OUR CLASSES. Purpose of this Study Course Guide: The purpose of this study course guide is to guide you through this course of study. Time to Complete: Although the hour and a half that we have for study this evening will hopefully allow you to progress through most of this study, however it is strongly recommend that you continue to work on this study course at home at your own pace.
Important Note: During the study course session, if you have any questions raise your hand for assistance. Each believer (student) should have a copy of this handout and its instructions to take home and continue studying on their own. All steps may not be completed in the class sessions in its entirety. Study Course Steps Step 1: Key Word Clearing
Time Frame: 30 min
Key words are important words related to key concepts found in the reading. Having a good understanding of the meanings of these words will help each student better understand the important concepts and ideas of the study, as well as eliminate misunderstandings that come with misunderstood words. Use the key word list and definitions found in this packet to do the drill (exercise) a and b. 1.) Select a partner (closest to you) and study the Key Words together, through reviewing the questions and answers to master. (If done in course room or mosque/study group the time allotted is 30-45 minutes) a. First time through: The student has the questions and answers in front of him or her. The partner asks the student the question, and the student answers it. He/She can look at the answer if needed. The answer does not have to be word-for-word or memorized; just the concept must be correct. b. Second time through: Once finished with the drill the first time, you start again from the beginning, this time without the answers in front of you. Your partner
STEP 1: Key Word Clearing What is a question? A question or an inquiry into or discussion of some problem or doubtful matter; to ask or inquire. What is freedom? Freedom is the power to exercise choice and make decisions without constraint from within or without; the power to determine action without restraint. It is the state of not being imprisoned or enslaved. It also means the power of self-determination attributed to the will; the quality of being independent of fate or necessity. What is the meaning of the word full? Full means the highest or fullest state, condition, or degree; abundant well supplied. What does complete mean? Complete means having all parts or elements; lacking nothing; whole; entire; full: having all the required or customary characteristics, skill, or the like; consummate; perfect in kind or quality. What does justice mean? The quality of being just; righteousness, equitableness, or moral rightness: the administering of deserved punishment or reward. It means the quality of being fair and reasonable. What does the word equal mean? Equal means like or alike in quantity, degree, value, ability, merit, rank: impartial or equitable; deserving the same treatment. What does the word under mean? Under means subject to the authority, direction, or supervision of; protected, controlled or in accordance with. What is the meaning of the word law? Law means the principles and regulations established in a community by some authority and applicable to its people, whether in the form of legislation or of custom and policies recognized and enforced by judicial decisions. What is a creed? A creed is any system, doctrine, or formula of religious belief, as of a denomination. It is a set of beliefs or aims that guide someone's actions. What is a territory? Territory is any land and water belonging to or under the jurisdiction of a state, sovereign, etc; a region or district of the US not admitted to the Union as a state but having its own legislature, with a governor and other officers. What does fertile mean? Fertile means bearing, producing, or capable of producing vegetation, crops, etc, abundantly; prolific; capable of growth or development. What does separation mean? Separation means to take or go in different directions, remove or dissociate from; existing or maintained independently. What does tamper mean? Tamper means to meddle; especially for the purpose of altering, damaging, or misusing; to make changes in something, especially in order to falsify. What does solution mean? Solution means the act of solving a problem, question; an explanation or answer (in mathematics it is the process of determining the answer to a problem and the answer itself) What is a name? A name is word or combination of words by which a person, place, or thing, a body or class, or any object of thought is designated, called, or known.
MESSAGE TO THE BLACKMAN / FRIDAY CLASS
STEP 3: Check Your Understanding The following questions are for discussion at the conclusion of the study session. The remaining questions can be completed at your own pace as you continue your study at home. You can use your book if you need help answering the questions. Write your answers on a sheet of paper.
Questions For Discussion: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Name two ways that the so-called Negro should be freed? Why is the offer of integration considered deception? What are the conditions of our demands for equal education? Why do we demand exemption from taxation? Do we respect the laws that govern this nation? Why?
Questions For Further Study: 1. What is the question most frequently asked by both blacks and whites? 2. What is America obligated to give us? 3. What is the best and only solution to the Black and white conflict? 4. If America does not allow us to establish a place of our own, what then are our demands? 5. Where will the judgment begin? 6. Are all people in need of resurrection? Explain. 7. How can white America prove that their offer of friendship is sincere?