ALI-191: Sirah of Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (a)

This six week course will look at some of the books on the life of this great Imam and his contribution to Islamic heritage. We will also look at the five schools of Islamic Jurisprudence briefly and see how the madh-hab of Imam al-Sadiq (a) differs from other madhaa-hib. Online relay: for the first time … Read more

ALI-192: Understanding and Appreciating the Quran – Level II

This course will discuss certain sciences of the Holy Quran and focus on the Compilation of the Quran. Each lesson will include, an introduction to the Sciences of the Quran, some Quranic vocabulary, and a discussion and commentary on some verses. We will use the text Quranic Sciences by Abbas and Masuma Jaffer. This course … Read more

Reflection No. 48 on Q 10:12 – The Human Being

When distress befalls man he supplicates to Us [lying] on his side, sitting, or standing; but when We remove his distress, he passes on as if he had never supplicated Us concerning the distress that had befallen him. Thus that which they do is made fair seeming to the extravagant ones. – (Sura Yunus, 10:12) … Read more