Arabic is the key to unlocking the treasures of the Islamic heritage. It is a means of understanding the Qur’an and its secrets, a path to grasping the meanings of the sunnah and its profundities, and a way into the depths of Arabic literature and its riches.
Researchers in Sweden have found Arabic characters woven into burial costumes from Viking boat graves. The discovery raises new questions about the influence of Islam in Scandinavia, writes journalist Tharik Hussain.
02.Jan.2018 to 07.Jan.2018
Course Registration Fee is £50. Food will be provided.
The course ‘Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat’, introduces students to the academic study of Islam via an exploration of major topics in Islamic Studies such as:
Islamic Thought, Reading Quran and Hadith, Islamic Jurisprudence, Islamic Lifestyle in the West, Islamic Moral Values and Islamic History.
A Commentary on Selected Sermons of Nahj Al-Balaghah – Part 2
The Nahj al Balaghah (Peak of Eloquence) is the most famous collection of sermons, letters, commentaries and narrations attributed to Ali ibn Abi Taleb(a), the cousin and son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad(s). Compiled in the 10th century CE by Sharif Razi, the book represents a rich body of Islamic knowledge. Students taking this course will be introduced to the eloquent thinking and knowledge of one of the great personality of Islam. The course, open to all, will focus on selected topics from the collection over a period of 10 weeks.
This course is designed for students of all religions who are keen to learn about the primary sources of Islam. The well-renowned scholars Dr Isa Jahangir, Sheikh Mirza Abbas, Prof Syed Milani, Dr Sheikh Mohammad Saeed Bahmanpour and Maulana Maqbool Hussain Alvi will deliver the lectures on selected sermons of Nahj Al- Balaghah, covering various topics such as monotheism, the hereafter, morality, wisdom, intellect, the Qur’an.
Registration is mandatory but no fee is required
Starting From 17.10.2017
12 Weeks – 4 days in a week – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Islamic College has organized a 12 weeks Classical Arabic Course for those who want to learn the language of the Islamic revelation. Classical Arabic refers to both the language of the Qur’an and of the various works produced during the early Islamic period.
Starting Date: 11th October 2017
Wednesday: Beginners Friday: Elementary Saturday: Advanced
The current work provides a comprehensive vista on the sciences of the Qur’an as developed in the Shi’i context.