Spring 2020 - Tafsir Juzu' 'Amma

Course Category: Tafsir| Level 2 Course

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Tafsir Juzuʾ ʿAmma with Anse Dahlia Kaswani

Course Code: TAF 201

InstructorAnse Dahlia Kaswani

Length: 1 term (14 weeks)

Course Dates: January 20 - April 27, 2020
Timings: Mondays, 9:00 am CST/3:00 pm UK Click here to convert to your own time zone.

Classes last approximately 1 hour 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 end in the United States on Sunday, March 8, 2020. 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 starting March 8.

Offered: This course is offered in the Fall and Spring terms of each year.


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

Summary: In this course, students will take a journey with the Quran, gain deeper understandings of its words and derive lessons from Allah's (swt) words. Students will gain an understanding of the surahs within Juzuʾ ʿAmma including the themes of the surahs, the reasons of revelation, lessons derived from them and linguistic background of specific words and phrases.

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

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until the first day of the next term.

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

$20.00 late registration fee after January 18th (if seats are available)

Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Text: A translation of the Holy Quran. Recommended: The Gracious Qur'an translation by Ahmad Zaki Hammad

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