Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Therapy of Emotions: How the Qur’an Provides Guidance on Controlling Our Emotions

Emotions cannot be suppressed, but they can be controlled. The Qur’an provides us with the guidelines of how to moderate our emotions, especially negative emotions. Dr. Yasien Mohamed discusses his most recent paper on how to heal our emotions with the Qur’an.

You can read the paper, Perspectives on Islamic Psychology: al-Raghib al-Isfahani on the Healing of Emotions in the Qur’an, here.

Dr. Yasien Mohamed

Dr. Yasien Mohamed

SENIOR FELLOW | Dr. Yasien Mohamed is an Emeritus Professor of Arabic Studies and Islamic Philosophy, Department of Foreign Languages, University of the Western Cape, South Africa. He has authored over hundred peer-reviewed articles on classical Islamic philosophy, Islamic psychology, Qur’anic ethics, and modern Islamic thought. He is a founding member of the International Association of Islamic Psychology and recipient of the international award-winning book The Path to Virtue: the Ethical philosophy of al-Raghib al-Isfahani.