This is an entry-level course, part one of two courses that examines the Fiqh of Hadith pertaining to the essential topics, which include creed, law, morality, and spirituality. It goes through Imam al-Nawawi’s 40 Hadith compilation. The first twenty-one hadiths are examined and discussed. (3 credit hours)
About the Instructor(s)
Dr. Muhammad Said currently works as a associate professor at the Dept. of Islamic Studies in English, Al-Azhar University and associate professor at Taibah University, Madina
He obtained his Ph.D. from Al-Azhar University in 2007 in Hadith
Dr Khater is an assistant professor of Islamic studies at Guidance College and the dean of the Department of Islamic Studies there. He is a visiting scholar at the Graduate Theological Union where he previously was a lecturer of Islamic studies, an adjunct assistant professor of Islamic studies at Saint Mary’s College in California, an assistant professor of Islamic law and the dean of the English Faculty of Shariah at the Islamic University of Minnesota, and was a lecturer of Arabic language at the University of California, Berkeley. He previously worked with Al-Azhar University’s English Department of Islamic Studies to edit books and articles for the scholars of Al-Azhar. He works with the Assembly of Muslim Jurists of America answering legal questions for their fatwa (legal edict) services, and as an Islamic law consultant, Resident Fatwa Committee secretary, and translator/editor. He teaches the traditional Islamic sciences at Zidni Institute, and is the resident scholar of Masjid Annur Islamic Center in California.
He is also a senior fellow with Yaqeen Institute.