Events

Zaytuna In Your Community: The Path to Scholarship with Dr. Omar Qureshi and Ustadh Derrick Peat

Jan 25

time7:00 - 9:00pm

locationArizona Cultural Academy 7810 S 42nd Pl. Phoenix, AZ 85042

Free

2019-01-25 19:00:00 2019-01-25 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Zaytuna In Your Community: The Path to Scholarship with Dr. Omar Qureshi and Ustadh Derrick Peat Zaytuna In Your Community and the Arizona Cultural Academy present:A conversation between Dr. Omar Qureshi of Zaytuna College and Ustadh Derrick Peat of the Arizona Cultural Academy discussing their respective paths to sacred knowledge and scholarship in their studies abroad and at home in the states. Arizona Cultural Academy 7810 S 42nd Pl. Phoenix, AZ 85042 Zaytuna College

Zaytuna In Your Community and the Arizona Cultural Academy present:

A conversation between Dr. Omar Qureshi of Zaytuna College and Ustadh Derrick Peat of the Arizona Cultural Academy discussing their respective paths to sacred knowledge and scholarship in their studies abroad and at home in the states.

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Speakers

Director of Graduate Administration

At Zaytuna College, Omar Qureshi teaches Metaphysical Foundations, Contemporary Muslim Thought, Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence, and al-Ghazali. Prior to Zaytuna College, Dr. Qureshi served for seven years as the principal and dean of academics for a parochial school located in Chicago’s West suburbs. While in Chicago, he completed his Ph.D. in Cultural and Educational Policy at Loyola University in 2016. His dissertation, entitled “Badr al-Dīn Ibn Jamāʿah and the Highest Good of Islamic Education,” was on the identity of religious educational institutions in the United States.

Additionally, Dr. Qureshi has studied and teaches texts in Islamic Law – Shāfiʿī, Kalām theology, Islamic Legal Theory (usūl al-fiqh), Qurʾānic sciences and exegesis, Ḥadīth nomenclature, Prophetic Biography and Islamic History.