Course

The Ultimate Reminder
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The Ultimate Reminder

A study of Qur'an through the life of the Prophet

Price: £35.00

FREE for Enrich Pass Members

  • 15 July 2017
  • 8:30am to 7:00pm
  • Manchester - UK
  • University of Salford - Chapman Building, Chapman Building, The University of Salford, University Road, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4QZ

This course is a study of the Qur’an through the major events in the life of the Prophet (saws). The aim is to appreciate how Allah – through the Qur’an – supported, strengthened, consoled, uplifted and reminded the Prophet (saws) as he went about the monumental task of conveying the message of Islam.

The Qur’an, by extension, serves the same role for all of us – if we take and accept its guidance. The first part of the course is an introduction to the Qur’an, its blessings and revelation.

The second part of the course covers the Meccan revelation. We discuss the moment where the Prophet (saws) receives the first revelation. Then we study the earliest revelation – and how this guidance is so desperately needed in our lives. Then we cover the rejection of Abu Lahab and its impact. We wrap up the Meccan era by touching each surah of the era briefly, organized under topics that run across the surahs.

The last part of the course covers the Medinan revelation. It starts with a discussion of the Ansaar, the Jewish community and the hypocrites. Then we briefly discuss the Qur’an’s commentary on the three major wars fought by the Prophet (saws). We then turn to the Qur’an commentary on peace: the treaty of Hudaibiyah. We conclude the course by discussing the major topics revealed in the Medinan era.

In this course, you will,

  1. Increase in love for Allah, the Messenger and the Sahaba
  2. Be convinced of the oneness of Allah by studying the proofs for it
  3. Appreciate the vastness of good deeds described in the Qur’an
  4. Be convinced of the Day of Judgement, paradise and hellfire
  5. Understand how history (stories of the Qur’an) impacts the present
  6. Understand the role and impact of the ansaar, the hypocrites and the Jews in Madinah
  7. Study the most important incidents in the life of the Prophet and their explanation in the Qur’an
  8. Appreciate the similarities and differences between Makkah era and Madina era revelation
  9. Realize the need for a prolonged and consistent study of the Qur’an

Key highlights of the course:

  1. What Is the Quran? 
  2. The Meccan Era 
    1. The Beginning of Revelation 
    2. The Preparation 
    3. Rejection of Abu Lahab 
    4. Features of the Meccan Revelation 
  3. The Madinan Era 
    1. Three Unique Communities in Madinah 
    2. Qur’an’s Commentary on War 
    3. Qur’an’s Commentary on 
    4. Peace Features of the Madinan Revelation
  • Course Length: 8 hours
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Language: English
  • Subject: Quran
  • Course Notes:
  • 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.
Sajid Ahmed Umar

Sajid Ahmed Umar

Sheikh Sajid Umar is the Chairman of AlKauthar Institute. He was born in Leicester, UK. He attended primary and secondary school and college in Harare (Zimbabwe), where he studied IT and obtained a first class degree. Having memorised the Quran at the age of 18 and successfully opening an IT business, he turned his attention towards Islamic studies. He travelled to Riyadh where he enrolled at Imam Muhammed Ibn Saud Islamic University completing a University Diploma in Arabic language and Islamic Sciences. He continued his studies at al-Imam University, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Shariah, and a master’s degree in Judiciary (Qadha) from the Higher Institute for Judiciary Studies (Ma’had al-ali li’l-Qada) at al-Imam University. His Master’s Thesis was a Shariah based study of Liquidity Management using the famous Repurchase Agreement concept. He is now pursuing his PhD in the institute of Judiciary in Riyadh, specializing in Fiqh.

He has spent much of his semester breaks teaching various Islamic and development programs for the youth and adults worldwide. These classes ranged from lectures in Masajid, Conferences, Radio, TV and via Online mediums. He has also spent time working on syllabus and curriculum for use in Islamic schools based in the West. He is also a Senior Lecturer at Knowledge International University and a member of their Academic Management Team. His hobbies include building computers to customer specs, book collecting and reading.

Sheikh Sajid is also the ‘Director of Islamic Development’ for Mercy Mission World, AlKauthar and Student’s Guild Lecturer, Chief Islamic Editor for Little Explorers Magazine, and project manager for several media related programs specific to Islamic Satellite Channels.

Sheikh Sajid is married and has two sons, named Abdullah and Ahmed. He has a brown belt in karate, is a keen golfer, swimmer, footballer and cricketer, and has completed several articles and dissertations on the Islamic Sciences.

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