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Dr. Furhan Zubairi

Affiliated Adjunct Faculty
furhan.zubairi@bostonislamicseminary.org
60 Willow Street Chelsea, MA 02150

Education

  • Ph.D., International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization, International Islamic University of Malaysia
  • M.A., Arabic & Islamic Studies, Jami’ah Dar Al-’Ulum, Karachi
  • Ijazat, Six Canonical Books of Hadith, and Muwata of Imam Malik & Imam Muhammad

Dr. Furhan Zubairi

Affiliated Adjunct Faculty

Biography

Dr. Furhan Zubairi was born in 1983 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Shortly thereafter, he moved and spent most of his youth in Southern California, graduating from high school in Irvine in 2001. He began his pursuit of Islamic knowledge and spirituality at the Institute of Knowledge (IOK) in 1998, where he started the memorization of the Qur’an and studied the primary books in the Islamic Sciences and Arabic language. After starting college, he took a break and went to Karachi, Pakistan, for 9 months to complete the memorization of the Qur’an at Jami’ah Binoria. He returned home and completed his B.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine in 2005.

He then traveled to Egypt to further his studies of the Arabic language. Thereafter, his pursuit of Islamic knowledge led him back to Pakistan, where he completed a formal ‘Alamiyyah degree (Masters in Arabic and Islamic Studies) at the famous Jami’ah Dar Al-’Ulum in Karachi. He has obtained numerous ijazat (traditional licenses) in the six canonical books of hadith, as well as the Muwata of Imam Malik and Imam Muhammad, and has also received certification in the field of Islamic Finance. Shaykh Furhan Zubairi serves as the Dean of the Seminary and Extension Programs at the Institute of Knowledge in Diamond Bar, CA. He regularly delivers sermons and lectures at various Islamic Centers and events in southern California.

Dr. Furhan serves as Dean of the Institute of Knowledge Seminary in Southern California, Seminary Instructor at the same institute, and University Chaplain at the University of California Irvine. He has authored a number of books, on topics such as tafsir, hadith commentary, and introductions to foundational Islamic disciplines, as part of the IOK Curriculum Series.

Publications:

  • Zubairi, Furhan. In the Company of the Quran – an Explanation of Surah Maryam. CreateSpace. 2021. Print.
  • Zubairi, Furhan. In the Company of the Quran – an Explanation of Surah al-Kahf. CreateSpace. 2021. Print.
  • Zubairi, Furhan. In the Company of Scholars – a Commentary on the 40 Hadith of al-Nawawi. CreateSpace. 2019. Print.
  • Zubairi, Furhan. Introduction to Usul al-Fiqh. CreateSpace. 2019. Print.
  • Zubairi, Furhan. Hajj and Umrah: A Brief Guide. CreateSpace. 2019. Print.
  • Zubairi, Furhan. Introduction to Hadith Studies. CreateSpace. 2019. Print.
  • Zubairi, Furhan. An Introduction to the Sciences of the Quran. CreateSpace. 2017. Print.

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