How do we develop a good understanding of right and wrong? How do we change ourselves so that we can live by the universal moral values of Islam? This straightforward guide tells us how to do this in seven steps including self-motivation, realizing that we need to change and that change is possible for us, self-examination, self-control, how to go about changing ourselves and monitoring our progress. Based on the teachings of Imam al-Ghazali and upon years of practical experience in teaching young Muslims, Dr Musharraf Hussain has given us a contemporary and accessible way to understand and apply Islamic teachings to character building.
In 2009 he was awarded the OBE for his services to community relations in Britain. Dr Musharraf Hussain is the director of the Karimia Institute in Nottingham, a leading British Muslim organisation, which works on a number of projects ranging from community development to adult classes and interfaith work. He undertook his Islamic education in the UK, Pakistan and the Al-Azhar University in Egypt. Dr Musharraf has also helped to establish a number of Muslim schools in the UK. He has also written numerous books on Islam as well as numerous articles.