Sunday Tafsīr

Tafsīr Schedule

Sundays, 11am to 12pm CST

Oct. 8 Shaykh Amin Tafsīr
Oct. 15 Mawlana Asif: History of the Compilation of the Qur’ān
Oct. 22 Shaykh Amin Tafsīr
Oct. 29 Mawlana Arif Lecture
Nov 5 Shaykh Amin Tafsīr
Nov 12 Dr. Choukri: Early Islamic Papyri
Nov 19 Shaykh Amin Tafsīr
Nov 26 Thanksgiving holidays

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Sūrah Fāṭir (35:1-2)

SESSION 1, DELIVERED ON 4/23/2017

It’s a sign of the Day of Judgment when what is against the fiṭrah (natural disposition) becomes the norm. In this lecture:
al-Fāṭir (the Originator) ﷻ and insights into fiṭrah (natural disposition)

– the communicative role of angels
– being in sync with the cosmos and the world of the angels
– the code of Alhamdulillah
– a Nabi’s (AS) depth of perception

Sūrah Fāṭir (35:2-7)

SESSION 2, DELIVERED ON 4/30/2017

Do not be consumed by your blessings to the point that you forget the One ﷻ Who gave them to you.
In this lecture:
– rejection and ingratitude
– insights into accountability
shukr (gratefulness) in the fiṭrah (natural disposition)
– contrasting the fiṭrah (disposition) of the devil with that of angels and humans
– recognizing the enemy within
– using the Qurʾān and Sunnah as a ‘raḥmah’ (mercy), not as a weapon
‘al-Karīm’ (the Most Benevolent) ﷻ, ‘al-Ghaniyy’ (the Self Sufficient) ﷻ

Sūrah Fāṭir (35:9-13)

SESSION 3, DELIVERED ON 10/08/2017

Allah ﷻ reminds us that He ﷻ is the Originator of creation, which He ﷻ has created without a blueprint. In this lecture:
– life-giving rain and life-giving faith
– Allah’s ﷻ all-encompassing might
– Good words and good deeds
– the creation of Adam (A.S.) contrasted with the creation of his offspring
– barakah and longevity
– provisions from the sea
– the cycle of night and day
– Divine Sovereignty
– nuṣrah and planning

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