Fiqh al-Ibadat: al-Madhhab al-Shafi'i | Part 2 - Spring 2019

Course Category: Islamic Sciences | Level 2 Core Courseicon 2

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Fiqh al-Ibadat: al-Madhhab al-Shafi'i with Anse Rydanah Dahman

Course Code: FQH 202

Instructor: Anse Anse Rydanah Dahman

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 27 - May 5, 2019
Timings: Sundays, 6:30 pm CST/12:30 am GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 2 hours each. Live attendance is highly recommended whenever possible to get the most benefit from the course. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go out of effect in the United States on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier after March 10th.

Offered: This course is offered every other year. Part 1 is offered in the Fall term, and Part 2 is offered in the Spring.

Prerequisites

  1. Successful completion of at least one Ribaat Level 1 core course.
  2. Part 1 of this course is suggested but not required for Part 2.
  3. Students should be women above the age of 17.

Summary: An introduction to the foundation of Islamic law as the basis for a life of devotion and servitude to God. The student will learn about the reasons Islamic schools of law evolved and the nature and rationale of the legal schools.  Students will learn the detailed rulings relating to purification (ṭahāra) and prayer (salat), fasting (ṣawm), alms-giving (zakat) and hajj, along with an examination of some of the textual proofs for those rulings. The class will also introduce the student to reading legal manuals in Arabic.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, and review and sit for a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

$20.00 late registration fee after January 20th (if seats are available)

$5.00 auditing fee.

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Text: Fiqh al-Ibadat by Hajjah Durriah al-Aytah

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration Options: Before enrolling, please click here to read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below:

 

Option 1: Send payment in 4 monthly installments.

Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

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The Forty Hadiths of Imam al-Nawawi | Part 2 - Spring 2019

Course Category: Islamic Sciences | Level 2 Core Courseicon 2

Click here to view a short segment of this course: The Forty Hadiths of Imām al-Nawawī with Anse Rydanah Dahman

Course Code: HAD 202

Instructor: Anse Rydanah Dahman

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 25 - May 3, 2019
Timings: Fridays, 6:30 pm CST/12:30 am GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 2 hours each. Live attendance is highly recommended whenever possible to receive the maximum benefit from the course. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go out of effect in the United States on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier after March 10th.

Offered: This course is offered every other year. Part 1 is offered in the Fall term, and Part 2 is offered in the Spring.

Prerequisites

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. Arabic Level 1 or equivalent knowledge.
  3. Successful completion of at least one Ribaat Level 1 course.
  4. Part 1 of this course is suggested but not required for Part 2.

Summary: 

An in-depth study of the forty-hadith compilation of Imam al-Nawawī, this course is meant to provide students with a foundation in the hadith of the Prophet (s). The Prophet (s) was given jawāmiʿ al-kalim ( جوامع الكلم), or the ability to say much in very few words. The hadiths of the Prophet (s) combine eloquence with deep, encompassing meanings in a uniquely simple way. This particular compilation was chosen because it includes ṣaḥīḥ hadiths, and it covers a variety of subjects.

By the end of this course, students will be able to translate, understand, and draw practical life lessons from the text of the second twenty hadiths in this compilation. The first twenty hadith are covered in Part 1 and the second twenty hadith are covered in Part 2.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, and review and sit for a mid term and a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

$20.00 late registration fee after January 20th (if seats are available)

$5.00 auditing fee.

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Text:

  1. Required: A Treasury of Hadith: A Commentary on Nawawi’s Selection of Forty Prophetic Traditions by Ibn Daqiq al-ʿId
  2. Recommended: Arabic-English dictionary or application

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration Options: Before enrolling, please click here to read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below:

 

Option 1: Send payment in 4 monthly installments.

Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

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Mujaddidīn: Crises and Cures of Muslim History - Spring 2019

Course Category: Islamic Sciences | Level 2 Core Courseicon 2

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Mujaddidīn: Crises and Cures of Muslim History with Anse Marah Dahman

Course Code: HIS 201

Instructor: Anse Marah Dahman

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 27 - May 5, 2019
Timings: Sundays, 7:00 am CST/1:00 pm GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go out of effect in the United States on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier after March 10th.

Offered: This course is offered in the Spring term of each year.

Prerequisites

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. Successful completion of at least one Ribaat Level 1 course.

Summary: A survey of the crises and trials that have challenged Islamic civilization over the centuries, along with an account of the Muslim “renewers” of the faith (mujaddidīn) whom Allah (swt) sent as a cure for each, and how they were able to overturn the current situation, renew the religion, and restore peace and faith to the Muslim ummah. Students will learn about the factors that contributed to each trial, how each mujaddid was able to overcome the trials of his time and gain an understanding of the characteristics that enabled each to succeed.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, write one term paper, and review and sit for a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

$20.00 late registration fee after January 20th (if seats are available)

$5.00 auditing fee.

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Text:

  1. Required: Saviors of Islamic Spirit by Shaikh Sayyid Abu al-Ḥasan al-Nadwī, revised and edited by Abdur-Rahman Ibn Yusuf Mangera.
  2. Recommended: The African Caliphate by Maleem Ibrahim Sulaiman.
  3. Recommended: Revealed Grace: The Juristic Sufism of Ahmad Sirhindi by Arthur F. Buehiler.
  4. Recommended: Rumi and Islam: Selections from his stories, poetry and discourses by Ibrahim Gamard

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration Options: Before enrolling, please click here to read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below:

 

Option 1: Send payment in 4 monthly installments.

Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

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The 99 Names of Allah (swt) - Spring 2019

Course Category: Islamic Sciences | Level 2 Electiveicon 2

Click here to view a short segment of this course: The 99 Names of Allah (swt) with Ustadha Sana Mohiuddin

Course Code: AQD 200

Instructor: Ustadha Sana Mohiuddin

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 23 - May 1, 2019
Timings: Wednesdays, 9:00 am CST/3:00 pm GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1.5 hours each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go out of effect in the United States on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour earlier after March 10th.

Offered: Part 1 of this course is offered in the Fall term of each year, and Part 2 is offered in the Spring. Completion of Part 1 is recommended but not required to enroll in Part 2.

Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Summary: This course will take an in-depth look at the Asmaa' al-Husna - the 99 glorious names of Allah (swt)- and how they can render us a better understanding of Allah and our deen.  Each week will focus on a few of the names with a deep explanation and a class discussion about what they mean to each of us. The class will include homework assignments that help to bring about further reflection and understanding and a term paper.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, and write term paper.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)

$20.00 late registration fee after January 20th (if seats are available)

$5.00 auditing fee.

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Text: 

  1. Ninety-Nine Name of Allah in Islam (PDF) by Imam Ghazali.
  2. Allah: An Explanation of the Divine Names and Attributes by Ahmad Ibn ‘Ajbiba al Hasani.
  3. أسماء آلله الحسنى وصفاته by Imam Qurtubi.

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Daybreak Press Global Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.

 

For inquiries, contact registration@rabata.org


Registration Options: Before enrolling, please click here to read the Registration Fees & Policies. Then choose one of the registration options below:

 

Option 1: Send payment in 4 monthly installments.

Cost: USD 25.00 x 4 months

 send payment in installments

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