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Zaytuna In Your Community: Shaykh Faraz Khan at the Arizona Cultural Academy

Feb 24

time9:30 - 11:30am

locationArizona Cultural Academy & College Prep, 7810 South 42nd Place, Phoenix, AZ 85042, USA

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2018-02-24 9:30:00 2018-02-24 11:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Zaytuna In Your Community: Shaykh Faraz Khan at the Arizona Cultural Academy An Introduction to Classical Sunni MetaphysicsMetaphysics is historically one of the intellectual foundations of Islamic Civilization. It refers particularly to the synthesis of the Islamic sciences of kalām (theology) and tasawwuf (spirituality) that took place in the classical period and served as a hallmark of Sunni thought and tradition. This class will serve as an introduction to classical Sunni metaphysics by taking the work “Deliverance from Error” as its point of departure, written by the 12th century master Imām al-Ghazālī, known as the “Proof of Islam." To prepare an optional reading for the class, attendees can review an English translation of Imām al-Ghazālī's “Deliverance from Error” Since this class will be held in the ACA masjid, babysitting is available for children 10 and younger ($15 per child). Babysitting will include a meal. RSVP here Arizona Cultural Academy & College Prep, 7810 South 42nd Place, Phoenix, AZ 85042, USA Zaytuna College

An Introduction to Classical Sunni Metaphysics

Metaphysics is historically one of the intellectual foundations of Islamic Civilization. It refers particularly to the synthesis of the Islamic sciences of kalām (theology) and tasawwuf (spirituality) that took place in the classical period and served as a hallmark of Sunni thought and tradition. This class will serve as an introduction to classical Sunni metaphysics by taking the work “Deliverance from Error” as its point of departure, written by the 12th century master Imām al-Ghazālī, known as the “Proof of Islam."

To prepare an optional reading for the class, attendees can review an English translation of Imām al-Ghazālī's “Deliverance from Error”

Since this class will be held in the ACA masjid, babysitting is available for children 10 and younger ($15 per child). Babysitting will include a meal.

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Speakers

Faraz A. Khan

Faculty

Faraz A. Khan is a full-time faculty member at Zaytuna College. His specialty areas include Ashʿari and Maturidi philosophical theology (kalām), Hanafi jurisprudence (fiqh), prophetic tradition (ḥadīth), and logic (manṭiq). From 2004-2011, he resided in Amman, Jordan, where he studied traditional Islamic sciences with distinguished scholars, and received diplomas and teaching licenses (ijāzāt) upon completion. He has translated classical Arabic texts on theology, law, and ethics. He served as an instructor at the Qasid Institute, and also teaches for SeekersHub Global and the Deen Intensive Foundation.