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This course covers the main doctrine taught by scholars for over a thousand years covering a rich and vast understanding of the faith of the Muslims.

It is offered for the youth in a way that will allow them to develop an understanding of the religion that extends beyond the basics.

This class is taught with the youth in mind, subject matters are condensed to make it appealing and dynamic, also easy-to-understand manner.

This course is indispensable for our Muslim youth who are yearning to learn their religion and attain an appreciation of this vast faith and yet protect themselves from the pitfalls of doubt, innovation, confusion, and misguidance. This class covers a wide range of necessary key elements of true faith and Iman. The commentary will be supported with key ayahs and Hadiths that show the sources of our youth how we derive our guidance from the Quran and the sunnah.

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Total Lesson: 12
Number of hours: 11
Weightage: 0
Skill Level: Beginner
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About the text:

Imam Tahawi's Creed (Aqida), though small in size, has long been the most widely acclaimed, and indeed indispensable, reference work on Muslim beliefs. It lists what a Muslim must know and believe and inwardly comprehend. The doctrines enumerated in this work are entirely derived from the undisputed primary sources of religion, the Quran and the confirmed Hadith. Being a text on Islamic doctrine, this work sums up the arguments set forth in those two sources to define sound belief, and likewise, the arguments advanced in refuting the views of sects that have deviated from the Sunna.

About the Author:

Imam Abu Ja'far Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Azdi, popularly known as Imam Tahawi, after his birth-place in Egypt, is among the most outstanding authorities of the Islamic world on Hadith and fiqh (jurisprudence). He was born in 239 AH and passed away in 321 AH. This was an epoch when both the direct and indirect disciples of the four Imams - Imam Abu Hanifa, Imam Malik, Imam Shafi`i, and Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal - were teaching and practicing. This period was the zenith of Hadith and fiqh studies, and Imam Tahawi studied with all the living authorities of the day. His monumental scholarly works, such as Sharh Ma`ani al-Athar and Mushkil al-Athar, are encyclopedic in scope and have long been regarded as indispensable for training students of fiqh.

Learning outcomes:

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Explain the pillars of faith (Iman).
  • Describe the attributes of Allah Most High
  • Describe the attributes of the prophets and Messengers.
  • Summarize the beliefs of Muslims regarding angels, Divine books, Divine decree, Day of Judgement, and Afterlife.
  • Distinguish between innovation and faith.

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