Book Study: Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur'an

Course Description:

In this course students will study Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’an. This book covers all the topics of Qur’anic studies including the nature of revelation, the miraculousness of the Qur’an, how the Qur’an was written and passed down to us, and abrogation of verses, among others. These are necessary topics for anyone who wants to know the Qur’an better.

We will cover only a volume I this term. Volume II will be covered in a subsequent term.

Course Structure:

  • Each week, students will be required to read about 20 pages of the book.
  • They will be given questions to guide them through the reading and to foster reflection. They will be required to submit answers to some of these questions.
  • They will then attend a weekly live session with Shaykh Rizwan to discuss the reading and their answers to the questions.

Prerequisites:

  • It is advised that students be at least 16 years old.
  • High-speed internet connection, mic, and headphones.
  • Students must be proficient in using their computer and the internet.

Homework:

  • Student should expect to invest 2 hours per week completing assignments.

Dates and Timings:

  • Course Dates: Week of Sept. 12-Dec. 19, 2021 (15 Weeks)
  • Weekly live session: Tuesdays 9-10pm EST (click here to convert this to your timezone).

Attendance Policy:

  • Please note that Islamic Literacy has a strict attendance policy as part of its effort to promote a positive learning experience. The minimum requirement for any class is that you show up! You are allowed only one unexcused absence. Further absences are grounds for expulsion from this course. Preplanned absences for work and travel must be approved by the admin@islamic-literacy.com. Medical and family emergencies must be explained before or soon after to the admin@islamic-literacy.com.

Course Fee: 

  • $150 US (this will be requested from you after you register)

Deadline to Register:

  • Register by Sept. 11, 2021

Textbook:

  • Introduction to the Sciences of the Qur’an volumes I and II by Muhammad Hadi Ma’rifat
    • Translated by Rossier and Limba
    • Published by SAMT
    • ISBN: 9781910178010 and 9781910178034
    • Also available here.

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