Description:This course explores the significance and authority of the understanding of the early generations and most notably the Companions. What do their views mean to our own freedom to explore and understand the religion?
Description:Learn about the overarching principles governing attitude towards scripture and deriving rulings. These include delving into the integrity of one’s faith and reverence towards the authority of scripture.
An Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’an & Sunnah
Description:Explore the many disciplines connected to the Scriptural Texts. Learn the history and significance of the compilation of the Qur’an. What are the recitations of the Qur’an? How was it transmitted?
Description:Qiyas is as process that enable scholars to use Scriptural Texts that are limited in quantity to deal directly with an unlimited number of cases that keep developing due to time, space and context;
Description:The Study of the Qur’an cannot be stresses enough as it mean to study the words of our Lord. The principles of Tafsir is an essential branch of science that equips a scholar or a qualified person to explain the meanings of the Qur‘anic text.
Description: The main aims of this course is to understand the concept of bid‘ah (innovation) in order to protect ourselves from falling into it as it is a prohibited matter as we all know we must conduct our deeds according to the Sunnah as this is one of the conditions for actions to be accepted. The topics covered also allow us to clear many misconceptions in this area.
Description: The concept of Maslaha (Benefit) and the Science of Maqasid (Higher Objectives of Islamic Law) are valuable and intricately linked matters that run through all the injuctions of the Shari‘ah.