Description: At Level One, students will learn about Hanafi hadith methodology in considerable detail using selections from I‘lam al-Anam bi Isti‘ab al-Imam Abi Hanifa li Ahadith al-Ahkam. They will complete their first reading of a classical primer in Legal Theory with Mukhtasar al-Manar, a work which will expand upon and add further details to their foundational study. Kifayat al-Mubtadi will be the work which begins the student’s journey in mastering the fiqh of Imam Abu Hanifa. This text focuses on transmitting the positions of the Imam alone, allowing the student to focus and grasp all the central masa’il with clarity. Next the students will study the laws of the hajj pilgrimage in detail by reading Rahmatu ‘Llah al-Sindi’s excellent treatise titled, al-Mansak al-Saghir. As a form of review and consolidation, students will read their first full work on Ahadith al-Ahkam, specifically according to the Hanafi school, al-Mu‘tasar. Next, students will learn the transmitted beliefs of Imam Abu Hanifa by studying his Wasiyya. Finally, students will study inward fiqh, namely, the proper etiquettes of practising the shari‘a in one’s life from the beautiful work, Shir‘at al-Islam. The course will end with final assessments on each topic. Successful candidates may proceed to the next level. Read the FAQs here.
Author: Imam Abu Hanifa | Mustafa b. Ahmad al-Asqati | Tahir b. Habib al-Halabi | Rahmatu Llah al-Sindi | Khalil al-Nahlawi | Salah Abu’l Haj | ‘Arif al-Mubarakfuri
Instructor: Tabraze Azam
Time: 2pm – 4pm EST | 7pm – 9pm GMT
Frequency: Saturdays & Sundays
Starting: 9th January 2021
Length of course: 160 hours / 40 weeks (ex. breaks)
Level: Beginner / Level One (HLCP)
Topics: Sacred Law (fiqh), Legal Theory (usul), Beliefs (‘aqida), Ethics and Traditions (hadith).
*DUE TO THE POPULARITY OF THE PROGRAM, THERE ARE LIMITED SPACES. REGISTER EARLY!*