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Introduction to Islamic Systems

Instructors: Dr. Hassan and Dr. Basyouny

Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm; Starting January 21 – April 21, 2020

Location: 41 Quint Ave, Allston, MA 02134


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Description:

In this course, students will explore the foundations of the Islamic systems and their basic
principles, historical origins, and contexts as implemented by Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) and his righteous followers throughout history. This course will provide students with fundamental guidance and case studies that will help them utilize the Islamic systems in their everyday life with full conviction and appreciation. At the end of the course, students will have a solid understanding of how Islam systematically organizes and tackles different domains of human activities and relationships.

Learning Outcomes:

Demonstrate a general understanding of how Islamic Systems an sub-systems work particularly what the core principles and agreed upon rulings to define norms and values of Islamic behavior..

Apply the guidance and frameworks of Islamic Systems to one’s daily life, and thereby progress in one’s spiritual path.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS

Dr. Basyouny Nehela holds an M.A. in Fundamentals of Religion, and a Ph.D. with Honors in Da’wa and Islamic Culture, both from Al-Azhar University. He is currently the Dean of Academic Affairs and professor at Boston Islamic Seminary. Dr. Basyouny was previously an Associate professor at Qatar University’s Faculty of Sharia and Islamic Studies, Department of Islamic Creed and Da’wa, a faculty member at Al-Azhar University and Islamic American University, and Imam of the Islamic Society of Boston.

He has also served as head, and coordinator of many academic committees covering Curriculum Enhancement, Core Curriculum, Strategic Plan, Academic Activities and Events, & Professional Development. He has taught many academic courses including Fundamentals of Dawa, Ethics, Comparative Religion, Islamic Creed, Islamic Culture, Quranic Studies,…etc.

He participated and presented in many academic and Islamic conferences in America, Egypt, Qatar, Malaysia, Canada, India, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Jordan…etc .He has designed and developed some academic curricula and courses for academic organizations and schools in America, Africa and some Arab countries.

Dr. Basyouny has published over 200 articles in newspapers and magazines on topics such as the methodologies and means of Quranic Education and Da’wa, contemporary youth issues and Islamic thought as well as presented in various television and radio shows at Al Jazeera network .He also offers regular workshops and lectures on family issues and contemporary marital and educational problems.

He received Qatar University’s yearly award for the best academic online course at the university, and another award from the College of Sharia for the best chair of the academic activities committee

Shaykh Hassan Lachheb 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.

Shaykh Hassan 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.

Shaykh Hassan 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

TUITION

The Boston Islamic Seminary offers competitive tuition rates when considered against other non-degree academic programs offered by a variety of institutions throughout Greater Boston. Standard tuition is $400 per program, however, until our August 16th deadline, we are offering all programs at a substantial discount.

Tuition
Fees $400

FINANCIAL AID

 

The Boston Islamic Seminary is committed to providing quality instruction to all, regardless of financial circumstances, through a generous financial aid program.

Please note that the financial aid application deadline is one week before the start-date of any given course. Financial aid is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis until available funds are exhausted.  Please apply as early as possible to increase your chances of being awarded.

Boston Islamic Seminary admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.