Posted by Akhi Soufyan
By: Tarek Younis
Emotion: an often-neglected, yet significant component of our psychological configuration
Our psychological configuration consists of several components, all of which are interrelated:
- The spiritual component, as we say the fitrah, which naturally predisposes us with an inclination towards God and good.
- The cognitive component, which assumes all types of mental processes we can have.
- The emotional component, which covers the range of emotions we experience, such as anger, sadness, fear, shame, and guilt.
The purpose of this article is to focus exclusively on the emotional component, as it is oft-neglected amongst Muslims; indeed our community habitually focuses on our spiritual and cognitive components instead. This imbalance is significant for two reasons:
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