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COURSE INFORMATION

Qur’anic Immersion: Recitation, Reflection and Application with Dr. Basyouny Nehela

Wednesdays 6pm-8pm;  Starting September 12 – December 12, 2018

ISBCC (Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course trains students in effective engagement with the Qu’ran through the heart, mind, tongue and action. Students will learn techniques of memorization, which includes reflecting upon its timeless teachings and practically applying their reflections to their lived spirituality and social contexts. By the end of the course, students will have memorized at least one juzʾ and established a foundational practice of Qurʾānic memorization, reflection, and application which will enliven their relationship with the Qurʾān.

This course is part of the Islamic Foundations Certificate Program.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

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.

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 $850 per course, however, in our startup phase, we are offering all courses at a substantial discount.

Weekend Intensives – 24 Instructional Hours – Price Listing

General Rate Student Rate
Startup Discount Price $450 $250
Early Bird Discount (Before 08/31/2018) $270 $150

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.