The Forgotten Jewels

Great Women in Islamic History

Just as there were great men with the Prophet (sallalahu alayhi wa salaam), there were also many great women who serve as outstanding role-models for Muslim women today. This course is about reliving the legacy of a select group of women from the early generation of Muslims.

The Forgotten Jewels
The first person to believe in the Prophet (sallalahu alayhi wa salaam) was a women, Khadijah (RA). She was a pillar for the Prophet (sallalahu alayhi wa salaam) who strengthened him and supported him through his toughest trials. Her role set a new standard for the women in shaping and developing the Muslim society. 
 
Just as there were great men with the Prophet (sallalahu alayhi wa salaam), there were also many great women who serve as outstanding role-models for Muslim women today. This course is about reliving the legacy of a select group of women from the early generation of Muslims. These jewels include:
 
Young Women:
  • Aishah Bint Abu Bakr
  • Amah Bint Khalid
  • Hafsah Bint Sireen
Mothers who raised Scholars:
  • Mother of Imam Bukhari
  • Mother of Imam As-Shafiee
  • Mother of Imam Malik ibn Anas
  • Mother of Imam Ahmed ibn Hanbal 
Love Stories: Women Making the Right Choice
  • Zainab Bint Muhammad
  • Bareerah and Mugheeth
  • Khansaa Bint Khaddaam
  • Umm Salamah
Women and Society:
  • Zumurrud Khatun (Sister of Salahuddin Al-Ayoubi)
180 Degrees: Women who changed their life around after Islam
  • Hind Bint Utbah (Radical Change, from cannibal acts to Islam)
  • Al-Ghamidiyyah (Sahabiyyah who commited adultery)
Women and Their Parents:
  •  Umm Kulthum
Women and Knowledge: (A Modern Example)
  • Aisha At-Taymuriyya (1840-1902)
 
 
 
  • Course Length: 8 hours
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Language: English
  • Subject: History
  • 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.
    * Except at AlKauthar London due to venue restrictions
  • 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.
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