ALI-207: Quranic Arabic – Level I

This course will cover Quranic vocabulary and beginning lessons from the text Access to Quranic Arabic by AbdulWahid Hamid. Students should be familiar with the reading of Arabic but do not need to have studied Arabic before. We will also study basic Hadith in Arabic. Dates: Saturday mornings, Feb. 18 – Mar. 24, 2012 Timings: 1:00 – … Read more

ALI-208: Quranic Perspective on Bibi Maryam (a)

The course will cover verses of Quran that talk about Bibi Maryam (a) and the model of feminine spirituality she embodies. We will also explore the Catholic beliefs about Bibi Maryam (a) and compare their beliefs to the Shi’ite belief about Bibi Fatima (a). Dates: Tuesday evenings, Feb. 14th – Mar. 20th, 2012 Timings: 8.30 – 9.30 … Read more

ALI-206: Duas from Saheefa Sajjadiyyah, Part 2

After conducting Part 1 Introductory course last October, we received numerous request that we study the beautiful supplications found in the Saheefa. In this section, we will have a detailed look at the Du`as for the Days of the Week and their relevance to our daily needs. Dates: Monday evenings, Feb. 13 – Mar.19, 2012 Timings: 8.30 … Read more