Spring 2016: Themes from the Story of Yusuf (a), Sura Yusuf, Verses 90-101

Course Outline

This course will discuss verses 90-101 of Sura Yusuf which narrates the story of Nabi Yusuf reuniting with his family. Students will read and reflect upon the verses, and connect them to present day situations they may face.

The main objectives of the course are to help students:

  • become familiar with the story of Nabi Yusuf from the Quran.
  • learn about family harmony and the necessity of tolerance and forgiveness.
  • understand the importance of gratitude and humbleness in the face of success.

Each session will include a reading of verses in Arabic and English, an explanation, and its commentary. Cross reference to other verses of the Quran on the same theme may also be explored.