- Course Notes:
Free folder with course notes complete with Quran and Hadith references
- Course Audio:
Free MP3 audio of each tutor session available to download
- Breaks & Refreshments:
Free refreshments provided during frequently held breaks throughout the course.
- Q&A Session:
Courses include Question and Answer session. Sisters only Q&A also available
- Student Participation:
Students encouraged to enhance learning via case based studies.
Strengthen your faith, soften your heart and learn how to deal with matters of the unseen.
This is The Book, wherein there is no doubt, a guidance for the God-fearing who believe in the unseen. (Surat al-Baqarah, 2:2–3)
How does Islam view these creations of Allah? What are their characteristics? Learn about their fascinating world and begin to understand details about this amazing aspect of the Islamic creed.
Verily, We have created all things with qadr (divine preordainment). (Surat al-Qamar, 54:49)
Discover the relationship between free will and predestination, empower yourself with the correct arguments to resolve puzzling questions around this subject.
Western philosophy largely denies the unseen - this class will help you to respond to the arguments it presents against this and help you understand the true nature of these obligator pillars of Islamic faith.
Section 1: Belief in the Angels
- The position of other faiths towards the existence of Angels
- The wisdom behind the creation of Angels
- Characteristics of the Angels
- The effects of belief in the Angels on the life of the Muslim
Section 2: Belief in the Jinn
- The position of other faiths towards the existance of the Jinn
- The Wisdom behind the Creation of the Jinn
- 3. Al-Shaytan (Satan)
- Characteristics of Jinn
Section 3: Belief in al-Qadar
- Definition of al-qadar
- The History of Innovation in al-qadar
- The Pillars of al-qadar
- Allah is the Creator of all things
- Wisdom behind the existence of calamities and sinfulness (in relation to the creation)
- Reasons sinfulness is allowed (with respected to the kafir)
- Al-Tawfiq and al-khudhlan
- Can qadar be changed?
- Religion and predestination do not contradict
- Benefits of belief in al-qadar
Yahya Ibrahim is Canadian by birth & education, Egyptian through a rich ancestry, Turkish via the blessing of marriage to Songul and Australian by Choice of residence and migration.
Since his early teens Yahya has been talking about Islam to Muslims and non-Muslims. He was blessed with numerous opportunities to meet, translate, study and teach alongside some of the Islamic worlds top scholars.
Yahya Ibrahim began memorizing the Qur’an at the age of 16 and finished 20 months later, receiving an ijazah (certification) in proficiency and an instruction to teach. He began lecturing at the age of 17 and has been involved in the Islamic community since 1993 , alhamdulillah.
Ustadh Yahya is blessed now to be living in Perth, Western Australia with his wife and three wonderful children – Shireen, Omar and Adam. He is a regular lecturer to Muslim and non-Muslim audiences their and around the world. He travels in Australasia, Africa, South East Asia, Europe and Canada to deliver lectures on Islam and Muslims to a variety of audiences.
He is committed to spreading a message to Muslims that empowers them spiritually and helps them integrate into the broader community. He is born in the west, raised in the west and lives in the west. A message of anti-militancy, religious tolerance, and moral universality are a part of his outlook.
Yahya is a registered Teacher and serves the Muslim community at Curtin University and teaches internationally with AlKauthar Institute www.alkauthar.org .