Theology Classes

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Theology Classes 2018-02-05T21:56:32+00:00

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Theology Semester 6 (Mondays 2018)

Announcements, Updates, Instructions, etc.
April 9/2018
Cancellation:Please note that this class will not be taking place as planned, due to a conflicting program at the Centre.
Online Quiz:Please visit this link: https://al-m.ca/course/quiz/ for the quiz. You will need to provide your email address and name so that submissions can be accurately tracked. All results will be provided to Maulana Rizvi for review.
March 26/2018
Cancellation:Please note that this class will not be taking place as planned, due to Maulana Rizvi not feeling well. Please keep him in your duas for a speedy recovery.
Readings:Please review last week's class handout, and within the book 'God - An Islamic Perspective' please study subsections 1-4 (Belief in God: A Natural Instinct, To Be or Not To Be, Beginning Point of the World, Essential Qualities of the Eternal) It is posted on the website for download.

Next week, an online quiz link will be sent out, based on the content from the above readings. More details will be given in a follow up email insha'Allah.
March 5/2018
Location Change:Please note that this class will not be taking place at JCC due to AV upgrades taking place. This session will instead be online via Youtube. The broadcast will begin at 8PM Monday evening, at this link: https://www.jaffari.org/live/jcc-live/
Readings:Read the section titled 'To Be or Not To Be' within the book 'God - An Islamic Perspective'. Available for download in the 'Readings' section below.
Powerpoint:Please click here to download the slides for the March 5/18 session.
Feb 5/2018
Location Change:Please note that this class will not be taking place at JCC. This session will instead be online via Youtube. The broadcast will begin at 8PM Monday evening, at this link: https://www.jaffari.org/live/jcc-live/
Readings:Read the main textbook, section 1, pages 9-14
Powerpoint:Please click here to download the slides for the Feb 5/18 session.
Jan 29/2018
Location Change:Please note that this class will not be taking place at JCC. This session will instead be online via Youtube to maintain the scheduled course plan. Note that viewership and amount of the broadcast watched will be monitored to maintain attendance statistics. The broadcast will begin at 8PM Monday evening, at this link: https://www.jaffari.org/live/jcc-live/
Powerpoint:Please click here to download the slides for the Jan 29/18 session.
Jan 15/18 and 22/18
Location Change:Please note that Class for January 15th, 2018 will be cancelled due to weather conditions, and class for January 22nd, 2018 will be cancelled due to a Wiladat program

Readings

Main textbook for the semester:

Sharh Babi ‘l-Hadi ‘Ashar (English) – A Treatise on the Principles of Shi’ite Theology

Supplementary readings which will be referred to at different stages of discussion

God: An Islamic Perspective – Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi

The Revealer, The Messenger, The Message – Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Baqir As-Sadr

An Introduction to Ilm al-Kalam – Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari