Abu Bakr is a comprehensive programme on the study of the life and biography of the First Caliph of Islam, Abu Bakr, which is part of the Islamic History Course. It delivers the subject matter in a modern format, utilising mature visual aids and in-depth resources to engage the listener. The programme focuses on the birth, early life, pre- and post-Islamic life, and the caliphate of Abu Bakr, whilst discussing key events and incidents during the Prophets time and after his death.
The programme is divided into two key parts. The first deals with grammar and structure, whilst the latter deals with text and application. Part 1, is divided into six modules, beginning with learning words, creating phrases and sentences, learning etymologies and morphological inflections, analysing structure and building comprehension. In Part 2, the programme uses different styles of texts beginning with basic to intermediate and then advanced; in which students will learn to apply their language skills, understand text and learn to write and speak.
Birth and early life of Abu Bakr
– His name and lineage
– His birth and physical descriptions
– His Family
– His life prior to Islam
o Knowledge of genealogy
o His trade and business
o His status amongst the Quraysh
Part 1-4: students will be expected to prepare readings from various biographical sources of the life of Abu Bakr, such as ‘The Biography of Abu Bakr al-Siddiq’ by Muhammad al-Sallabi.
Shaykh Muhammad Sbini was born and raised in Syria where he studied for 15 years at the Shariah Institute of Dawah and Guidance, Abu al-Nur. Upon graduation he continued his studies at the International Faculty for Dawah, Damascus. In 1992 he came to the UK and has been teaching an array of Islamic Sciences including but not limited to, Arabic, Usul al-Fiqh, Fiqh, Aqidah, Sirah, Tafsir, and Hadith.
Who is the course for?
This programme is suitable for those who intend to learn the biography of Abu Bakr in a comprehensive manner yet at their own pace.
- This programme is suitable for anyone who wishes to study the biography of Abu Bakr, no matter where they are in their journey of Islamic studies.
- The duration of each level depends upon students’ caliber and dedication towards classes.
- Students can speed up their pace in completing the various levels or slow down depending on how much quantity they can retain and how many levels they wish to cover.
- Students can set a pace of daily, weekly, and even monthly intervals.
- The average time in which a student is expected to complete one entire part of this programme is 1 academic term of weekly studies, whereby the student completes at least one chapter per week; both by watching all the relevant videos of a lesson and preparing the reading of recommended text/s.
– To provide a comprehensive study of the biography of Abu Bakr for those who wish to learn at their own pace.
– To enable students to grasp otherwise comprehensive aspects of Islamic history, in an easy and structured manner.
– To allow students to grasp the language relating to historical contexts, as well as related names, incidents, places, and biographical terms.
– To empower students to become independent learners of Islamic history.
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