Diploma in Islamic Sciences – Quranic & Arabic Studies

GCLEA is happy to offer the Al-Hikmah Institute Diploma in Islamic Sciences program to our members, congregation and south Jersey community.

Fall Semester 2017/18

Hadith Studies II

Instructor: Shaykh Rashid Ahmadi

Tuesdays 8-9 pm, September 12 – December 12
This course will cover Kitab al-Jami’ (The Comprehensive Book) from Imam Ibn Hajar’s masterpiece collection, Bulugh al-Maram (Attainment of the Objective). Topics will include warning against bad character, encouraging good character, remembrance of Allah and supplications.

Students will be required to complete assignments, and pass both a midterm and final exam.

Studies in Islamic Law: Purification and Prayer

Instructor: Shaykh John Starling

Thursdays from 8-9pm, September 14-December 14

Join us discuss detailed issues of ritual purification and prayer from the classic work of Islamic Jurisprudence, Commencement of the Worshiper by Imam al-Ba’li. This course is perfect for students interested in learning more about Fiqh in general and prayer in particular from a traditional point of view.

Course text can be purchased online.

Students will be required to complete assignments, and pass both a midterm and final exam.

Al-Madinah Arabic 4

Instructor: Shaykh John Starling

Thursdays from 6-8pm, September 14-December 14

This classical Arabic course is the last primary book of the Madinah University Arabic curriculum.  Students will be studying advanced grammar, reading, translation, vocabulary, writing, and conversation. Students will be required to complete assignments, and pass both a midterm and final exam.

Al-Madinah Arabic 2
Instructor: Shaykh Rashid Ahmadi,

Monday & Wednesdays 8-9 pm, September 11 – December 13
This classical Arabic course introduces the student to grammar, reading, translation, vocabulary, writing, and conversation. Students will begin to comprehend and construct short sentences in Arabic which will aid them in understanding the Holy Quran and other Arabic texts. Students will be required to complete assignments, and pass both a midterm and final exam.

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Course registration fees are $50/course per semester. This fee will be waived for GCLEA metal members!

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