D2L Teacher / Student Panel

Taster Courses at The Islamic College

Are you considering the possibility of taking a university degree in Islamic Studies?

The Islamic College is pleased to announce new taster courses to give you a taste of what to expect, should you decide to take up the challenge of studying Islam at an academic level. Read more…

Book Reading Competition

Registration is closed for this event

The Islamic College invites you to participate in a book reading competition.

The competition is aimed at celebrating the life and legacy of the Noble Prophet of Islam Muhammad(s) as a part of the event to mark the auspicious occasion of Milad un-Nabi.

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New discovery on Vikings use of the word ‘Allah’ on their funeral clothes.

Why did Vikings have ‘Allah’ embroidered into funeral clothes?

Source – BBC News  – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-41567391

One of the excavated fragments made from fine silk and silver thread discovered at the two Swedish sites, Birka and Gamla Uppsala.
Image caption: One of the excavated fragments made from fine silk and silver thread discovered at the two Swedish sites, Birka and Gamla Uppsala

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.

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Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat

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 ThoughtReading Quran and Hadith, Islamic Jurisprudence, Islamic Lifestyle in the WestIslamic Moral Values and Islamic History.
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Nahj al-Balaghah Studies

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
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