The core aim of this course is to study the Shari’a (Islamic Law) that which is related to rules of life for humans and the way in which one should worship their Lord. All of this will be presented based on Hanafi School of Thought’s perspective.
1. To learn how to worship the Creator correctly
2. To learn how to establish valid contracts in various areas of life
3. To know the rulings with regards to the controversial issues
4. To be aware of the jurist’s methods
5. To identify the correct views in the issues
6. To have the chance to discuss the disagreed issues
7. To appreciate the early generation’s jurists work, as well as the contemporary scholars
8. To discover and analyse new Islamic issues and terminologies
9. To differentiate between what is practised in the religion and what is practised as culture
This is an ongoing course, however termly enrolment (16 weeks) is required.
As the Fiqh Hanbali course is an on-going study. The content of the course is dependent on the chapter that the teacher is analysing, therefore we cannot specify content points for the course. However, the study this year is relating to the ‘Prayers chapter’ which is part of the ‘Acts of Worship’ (الْعِبَادَات) section.
This course does not require any pre-requisites. However, it should be understood that students should be able to speak and understand English. The course prefers that students know a basic level of Arabic reading.
The prime materials for this course are:

1. The course book in Arabic: ‘al-Mukhtasar’ by al-Quduri (d. 428 AH)
2. The translation of the above book by Tahir Mahmood Kiani
3. There are also a number of secondary materials that can be used in this course. The teacher refers to them during the study
The course does not require any typical written or oral assessments. However, there will be:

• Week 1 - General revision of what was learned and assessing the level of the students.
• Week 8 - PowerPoint revision lesson and optional student presentation of a selected issue
• Week 16 - PowerPoint revision, teachers oral reports and student feedback
• Students are recommended to prepare the lesson before they attend based on the lesson objectives
• Students are required to prepare their questions beforehand
• Students are recommended to discuss any current issues, that are related to the lessons
• It is an optional project
• There will be a list of different short projects that students can choose from
• Selection is at the beginning of the course (week 1) or by the mid-term (week 8) the latest
• Details of each project can be explained by the teacher
There are a number of references that students will be using. These depend on the topics that the verse is referring to. The main references are as follows:

1. ‘al-Muhalla’ by Ibn Hazim (d. 456 AH)
2. ‘al-Binayah’ commentary on ‘al-Hidayah’ by al-‘Aini (d. 855 AH)
3. ‘al-Umm’ by ash-Shafi’I (d. 204 AH)
4. ‘al-Mukhtasar’ by al-Muzani (d. 264 AH)
5. ‘al-Mudawanah’ by Ibn Suhnoon (d. 240 AH)
6. ‘al-Mukhtasar’ by Khaleel (d. 767 AH)
7. ‘al-Mughni’ by Ibn Qudaamah (d. 620 AH)
Classes are open to all adults; males and females, for people from all walks of life.
• The fee for this course is £200 per term
• Free for any parents who enrolled their children into one of our Weekend Supplementary Schools
• Please see the payments policy for the available offers

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  • Fiqh Hanafi (Mukhtasr al-Quduri): £100
  • 10 Days