Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Weekly Qur'an Commentary Class Email

Schedule

Teacher: Dr. Mohammad Akram Nadwi
Text: Qur'an
Discipline: Qur'an
Length: 12 Weeks: Autumn/Winter Semester
Date: Sundays: 25th September - 11th December 2011
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue: Asian Cultural Centre, Oxford
Fees: Free Entrance.

Details

Relations between verses and surahs; how to apply guidance. This is an on-going long term course on Tafsir of The Glorious Quran. In this class Dr. Akram Nadwi will teach tafsir of the Quran based on the concept of thematic and structural coherence, which was developed by the great Indian scholar, Mawlana Hamid al-Din Farahi [D.1930]. Students are encouraged to attend the full term of 12 weeks. However they can still attend individual lessons.

Please also note that Shaykh Akram has already taught over 100 weeks of this course and new students will continue from the current point as this course is expected to continue for some years.

Teacher

Dr. Mohammad Akram Nadwi is an Islamic scholar from the Indian city of Jaunpur and a graduate of the world renowned Nadwatul Ulama (India) where he studied and taught Shariah.

Shaykh Akram is a Muhaddith of the highest calibre who has specialised in Ilm ul Rijal [the study of the narrators of Hadith]. He has Ijaza (licenses) from many of the most renowned scholars of our time including Shaykh Abul Hasan Ali Al-Nadwi, Shaykh Abdul-Fattah Abu Ghuddah and Shaykh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi. Shaykh Akram Nadwi has a doctorate in Arabic Language and has authored and translated over 25 titles on Language, Jurisprudence, Qur'an and Hadith.

In May 2010, he completed a monumental 57-volume work on the lives of female scholars of Hadith in Islamic History. Also now available in English is Madrasah Life (2007) the translation (from Urdu) of his personal memoir of a student’s day at Nadwat al-Ulama.

His al-Fiqh al-Islami vol1 published by Angelwing Media is an original compilation of the fiqh (the codified legal rulings) of Imam Abu Hanifah and his school. For the first time in the English language, the detailed rulings of this school are presented together with the evidence on which they are based; every argument is fully and carefully referenced. Also, the author has taken present day circumstances into consideration, making al-Fiqh al-Islami the first authentic, reliable and relevant account of Hanafi practice in the English language.

Shaykh Akram is the recipient of the Allama Iqbal prize for contribution to Islamic thought. As a leading scholar steeped in traditional Islamic learning and in modern academia, Shaykh Akram is currently a research fellow at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Oxford.

Directions

Asian Cultural Centre, Manzil Way, Oxford, OX4 1GH


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