Sacred Law - Fiqh
Classes held on EVERY Thursday- 7.30pm*.
Starts Thursday 31st October 2019
By Shaykh Sulayman Van Ael (Ark Institute)
The following series of lectures will look at the sacred law as it pertains to ritual purification and worship. It seeks to preserve the Islamic religious culture and engender tolerance for differing opinions within Islam. Whilst it is may be considered comparative jurisprudence, it is more a key to understanding the depth of our religion and the view of our scholars.We read at the beginning of each session a part of the al Meezan al Kubra and aim we understand the set up of the four canonical schools of Islamic law, their coherence and how they support and complete each other.
Lesson 1: Definition of jurisprudence and the meaning of the doctrine and its importance.
Lesson 2: Water provisions
Lesson 3: impure and how to clean them
Lesson 4: Ablution: Causes and Methods
Lesson 5: Ablution: People of excuses and contradictions
Lesson 6: The provisions of menstruation and puerperium
Lesson 7: The provisions of menstruation and puerperium
Lesson 8: Tayammum
Lesson 9: Wiping over the socks
Lesson 10 washing: its causes and provision
Lesson 11: The truth of prayer, its importance and the ruling on leaving it
Lesson 12: Conditions of prayer and its premises
Lesson 13: Prayer times, Disliked time
Lesson 14: Pillars of Prayer
Lesson 15: Pillars of prayer
Lesson 16: Integrals of Prayer
Lesson 17: Encouraged actions
Lesson 15: Disliked actions during prayer
Lesson 16: Acts which annul prayer
Classes are intended to be interactive, allowing for questions and encourage active participation.
Brothers & Sisters welcome.
These classes also encourage participation from teenagers and young adults.
The instructor will be provided photocopies of the necessary text each week. Please register if you wish to receive these.
About the instructor - Shaykh Sulayman Van Ael
Shaykh Sulayman converted to Islam when he was 18. He then head out for Sudan to memorize the Quran. He studied in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Emirates, Morocco, Belgium and Holland with more 50 different mashayikh. He was a professor at the Rotterdam University, Erasmus High school and was appointed as the head of Teachers by the Muslim Executive. He has his Bachelor in theology, Master (theory) in mental health, and is a counselor at London school of Economics, Imperial University and SOAS University. He is working on a video-library with more than 100 different topics and he wrote about 400 books which are being translated into English for the moment.
Considered one of most influential Muslims in the world.