In collaboration with the Minara Fellowship, we are pleased to announce a series of classes on the Essentials of Islam, focused on knowledge which it is personally obligatory (fard al-‘ayn) for each and every believer to attain. Classes will take place at the Makkah Learning Center: 814 Brandy Farms Lane, Gambrills, MD 21054. The Essentials classes will be followed at 10am by Imam Mikaeel’s Foundations classes. Transportation will be facilitated for inner-city seekers. For further information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FUNDAMENTALS OF FAITH (9:00-9:30am)
Taught by Br. Khuram Zaman
Description: This class will introduce sincere, dedicated seekers to the way of knowledge by connecting them to pious predecessors and rightly-guided scholars. The class will cover core aspects of Islamic belief and spiritual purification in its classical and contemporary context. Course text: The Absolute Essentials of Islam by Sh. Faraz Rabbani
SHAFI’I FIQH (9:30-10:00am)
Taught by Br. Adil Cole
Description: Through this class, students will gain an understanding of Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh) related to acts of worship. The class is based on a famous classical didactic text (matn) in Shafi’i law by Qadi Ahmad ibn al-Husayn al-Asfahani (Abu Shuja). Course text: The Ultimate Conspectus by Qadi Abu Shuja al-Asfahani (tr. by Musa Furber)