Session 1: April 6th, 2023

Quranic Narratives on Domestic Abuse: Examining the Story of Sayyidah Asiyah: In this session, we will analyze various Quranic passages that depict women who are subjected to domestic abuse and the actions taken by Allah (swt) to assist them. We will specifically focus on the story of Sayyidah Asiyah (a) and her treatment at the hands of Pharaoh, as well as examining pre-Islamic practices such as dihar and their historical context.

Session 2: April 16th, 2023

The Quranic Perspective on Feminine Spirituality: A Study of Sayyidah Maryam: In this session, we will undertake a comprehensive analysis of the Quranic account of Sayyidah Maryam, specifically in relation to her upbringing in sacred spaces. We will consider the statement “the male is not like the female” and its implications for feminine spirituality. We will also explore whether there are distinct differences in the way that women and men approach spirituality and if there are unique potentials for women.


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This program is for sisters 16+ only and registration is required.

The course fee is $20 CAD.

The course will be taking place at Al Haadi School, 690 Progress Ave. Unit #16. For more information, contact (416) 628-6252

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