Foundations, Flounderings, and Faith - Spring 2019

Course Category: Islamic Sciences | Level 1 Core Courseicon 1

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Foundations, Flounderings, and Faith with Anse Tamara Gray

Course Code: AQD 101

Instructor: Anse Tamara Gray

Length: 1 term (15 weeks)

Course Dates: January 23 - May 1, 2019
Timings: Wednesdays, 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.

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: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Summary: Belief and practice are the essential building blocks for Muslims and, as such, in order to build a fortress of faith, we need solid building materials. This course will cover basic ʿaqīda (tenets of belief), discuss issues of practice, and attempt to answer controversial questions. We will build a community of faithful friends, quell the floundering heart, and revive the faithful heart.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, and write one reflection 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. Being Muslim: A Practical Guide by Asad Tarsin
  2. Islam Religion of Life by Abdul Wadod Shalabi

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