Crawley Academy Subjects

Hadith: Riyadh al-Saliheen

Riyadh al-saliheen - the Garden of the Righteous, compiled by the sincere, erudite, God conscious, scrupulous, selfless Imam Yaḥya b. Sharaf al-Nawawi of the 7th century hijri, is considered to be one of the most signaficant collections of Prophetic traditions. During this course we will read the entire text and discuss in detail a number of selected traditions form each chapter.

Qur'an: ‘Ulum al-Qur’an

‘Ulum al-qur’an is the Islamic discipline that provides foundational knowledge of the Qur’an, dealing with essential information about it and for interpreting it. During these six classes we will explore Ibn Juzayy al-Kalbi's (d. 741) short Muqaddima (introduction) to his tafsir entitled Al-Tashil li-‘ulum al-tanzil (Easing the Disciplines of Revelation), which has been widely recognised as a short, yet profound, treatise on the subject