Fall 2020 Semester
Classes begin last week of September and conclude first week of December. A detailed schedule for each class will be provided after sign-up. Classes will be held via our Zoom platform. Upon registration, you will receive a link for the classroom. All times are Eastern Time Zone (EST).
All classes are recorded for your convenience so you can catch up to any class.
Heaven Meets Earth: The Qur’an in Light of the Sīra
Dr. Michael Dann
Weekly on Mondays, 6:15 PM–7 PM
For Children, 9-13 Yrs of Age
This class is designed for children aged 9-13 years of age. Students will discover how the divine guidance of the Qur’an and the experiences of the Prophet ﷺ and his community are linked with and responsive to one another. The goal is to develop a more holistic understanding of both the Qur’an and the Sīra.
Introduction to the Malikī School
Shaykh Hassan Lachheb
Weekly on Tuesdays, 8 PM–9:15 PM
This series aims at shedding light on the historical sources and trajectories, the main personalities, canonical literature and opinions that created the Madhāb of Ahl al-Madina, and sustained its central role in so many Muslim communities. In addition, we will delve into the juristic foundations and principles of this Madhāb.
Demystifying Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī
Shaykh Hassan Lachheb
Weekly on Wednesdays, 7 PM–8:15 PM
Imām Ibn Khuzaymah said about al-Imām al-Bukhārī: “No one under heaven memorizes better the Hadith of the Prophet ﷺ and is more knowledgeable of it than Mohammad Ibn Ismāʿīl al-Bukhārī.”
And al-Imām al-Dhahabī said about his book: “[…] as for his compendium al-Ṣaḥīḥ, it is the most honorable of all the books of Islam and the most superior after the book of Allah.”
This class aims to introduce the most important aspects of Ṣahīḥ al-Bukhārī to facilitate its reading and study.
Our Families on the Precipice: A Prophetic Method of Understanding and Success
SHAYKH HASSAN LACHHEB
3 Saturday sessions, 10 AM–1 PM (Nov 14, 21, 28)
At the end of the workshop, participants will have a solid understanding of how Islam systematically organizes and guides families to live in happiness and tranquility so they can be a solid pillar in human activities and relationships.