Lessons from the Life of the Prophet (s) | Part 2 - Spring 2018

Islamic Sciences ~ Level 2 Core Courseribaat level 2 icon


Course Code: SIR 202

Instructor: Anse Rydanah Dahman

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 22 - April 30, 2018
Timings: Mondays, 6:00 pm CST/12:00 am GMT Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 2 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.

Offered: This course is offered every other year. 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.
  • SIR 101 and SIR 102 (Companions of the Prophet (s) Parts 1 & 2).
  • Part 1 of this course (SIR 201) is suggested but not required.

Summary: This course will continue with the survey of the life of the Prophet (s) begun in Part 1. Throughout the course, students will examine the major events and incidents that took place after the hijra to Medina, extrapolating the wisdom and lessons one can gain from them. Weekly assignments focus on these lessons learned, enabling students to draw parallels to modern day struggles in their own lives and make lasting changes, following in the footsteps of the Prophet (s).

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material,complete term papers and projects as assigned by the instructor, 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)

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Text: In the Footsteps of the Prophet Muhammad by Tariq Ramadan

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

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Introduction to Islamic ʿAqīda | Part 2 - Spring 2018

Islamic Sciences ~ Level 2 Core Courseribaat level 2 icon

View a short segment of this course: Introduction to Islamic ʿAqīda with Anse Tamara Gray

Course Code: AQD 202

Instructor: Anse Tamara Gray

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 25 - May 10, 2018
Timings: Thursdays, 9:00 pm CST/3:00 am 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.

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

  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • Successful completion of at least one Ribaat level 1 core course.
  • Part 1 of this course (AQD 201) is suggested but not required.

Summary: 

The course will continue in Part 2 with a detailed look at revelation, the unseen world, the Day of Judgment and qaḍāʾ and qadar, concluding with a look at variant beliefs and some theological dimensions of law.

The development of ʿaqīda in the heart and mind of the believer is the development of her way of life and the ability to communicate and spread the joy of faith to those around her.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, complete papers and projects as assigned by the instructor, 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)

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Text:

1. Fate and Predestination  by Shaikh Mohammad M. Al-Sha'rawi
2. Mary the Blessed Virgin of Islam by Shaikh Muhammad b. Alawi al Maliki al Hasani, translated by Suraqah Abdul Aziz
3. The Story of the Quran by Ingrid Mattson
4. The Concise Article by Babib Abu Bakr Al-Adani B Ali Al-Mashhur
Translated by Mohammed Ahmad Mbaye
Recommended:
Notions that Must be  Corrected
by Shaikh Muhammad b. Alawi al Maliki al Hasani, translated by Suraqah Abdul Aziz

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

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Mujaddidīn: Crises and Cures of Muslim History - Spring 2018

Islamic Sciences ~ Level 2 Core Courseribaat level 2 icon

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 28 - May 6, 2018
Timings: Sundays, 8:00 am CST/2:00 am 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.

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

Prerequisites

  • Students should be women above the age of 17.
  • 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, complete projects and papers as assigned by the instructor, 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)

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Textbooks:

Required: Saviors of Islamic Spirit  by Shaikh Sayyid Abu al-Ḥasan al-Nadwī, revised and edited by Abdur-Rahman Ibn Yusuf Mangera
Recommended: The African Caliphate by Maleem Ibrahim Sulaiman
Recommended: Revealed Grace: The Juristic Sufism of Ahmad Sirhindi by Arthur F. Buehiler
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

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The 99 Names of Allah (swt) - Spring 2018

Islamic Sciences ~ Level 2 Elective Courseribaat level 2 icon


Course Code: AQD 200

Instructor: Ustadha Sana Mohiuddin

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 22 - May 7, 2018
Timings: Mondays, 10:00 am CST/2:00 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.

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

Prerequisites

  • Completion of at least one Ribaat Level 1 Core course
  • 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 names of Allah- 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, write one critical analysis 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)

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Text: The Name and the Named by Shaykh Tosun Bayrak al-Jerrahi al-Halveti

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

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