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Islamic Family Systems – with Dr. Shaykh Hassan Lachheb

Saturday, April 4th 2020: 10am-2pm EST (Part 1)


Sunday, April 5th 2020: 10am-1pm EST (Part 2)

Location: Online only – via WebEx


Description and Purpose:

In this workshop , participants will explore the foundations of the Islamic Family Systems and their basic principles and manners as implemented by Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) and his righteous followers throughout history. At the end of the workshop, participants will have a solid understanding of how Islam systematically organizes and guides families to live in happiness and tranquility so they can be a solid pillar in human activities and relationships.

Who should attend? 

Recommended for all Muslim families, youths and anyone interested in advancing their knowledge about Islamic Family System and deepening their ability to pursue Islamic Knowledge.

What do you need?

There are no prerequisites for the workshop. It will be interactive with plenty of time for Q&A.



  • Educating participants about how the Islamic family’s ethical and moral principles are derived and apply them in one’s personal and social lives. 
  • Motivating  participants to put knowledge into practice in various aspects of their daily lives and emulate the Prophetic example within their own families and spiritual practice. 

Student Learning Outcomes: 

  • Demonstrate a general understanding of how Islamic Family System works particularly what its core principles and rulings are.
  • Apply the guidance and frameworks of Islamic Family System to family’s daily life, and thereby progress in one’s spiritual path.


Dr. Shaykh Hassan Lachheb is the president and founder of the Tayseer Seminary. He earned his Ph.D. in Religious Studies at the University of Indiana, Bloomington. His academic research focused on the intellectual history and religiosity of the Muslims of Maghrib and Andalus. Dr. Shaykh Hassan Lachheb completed his M.A. in Islamic Theology, Islamic Legal Theory, and Maliki Jurisprudence at Dar al-Hadith al-Hassaniyyah for Higher Islamic Studies in Rabat, Morocco with honors in 2000. In addition, he completed his B.A. with distinction in Arabic Language and Literature at Mohamed V University in Rabat. Dr. Shaykh Hassan Lachheb has extensively studied several disciplines including Principles of Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh), Arabic Grammar, Philology, and Literature. He has also received many ijazaat (licenses to teach) from prominent scholars in Hadith, Comparative Jurisprudence (fiqh), and the Sciences of Quran. He has studied under several of the foremost Islamic scholars in Morocco. Dr. Dr. Shaykh Hassan Lachheb is the resident scholar of the Muslim Community of Knoxville and the spearheading faculty member of the Tayseer Seminary. He currently resides in Knoxville with his wife and three children