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.


  • 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