Join us on an incredible Tafsir of Surah al-Hujurat
To understand what Allah ﷻ tells us about manners and morals of a Muslim community.
Surah al-Hujurat is a Madinan Chapter and consists of 18 verses. The chapter focuses on educating the Muslims about their role and relationships starting with Allah ﷻ and His Messenger ﷺ. From their the surah teaches us about the ethics and conduct befitting believers, towards each other, inspiring, equality, brotherhood and justice. It also guides us on the dangers of suspicious behaviour, backbiting, doubt and how to resolve disputes among people.
Meet Your Instructor Sheikh Elias
Sheikh Elias is khateeb and lecturer at Dar Al-Farooq Center and Arabic Teacher at Success Academy. He holds a Master’s degree of Education from Augsburg University. He was fortunate to have studied in the blessed city of Prophet Muhammed ﷺ at the Islamic University of Madina, where he graduated from the College of Da’wah and Usool Deen majoring in Theology, Islamic Education and Islamic History.
He has served the Minnesota Muslim community for 15+ years in various leadership roles. As an Imam, counselor, da’wah coordinator, program manager, and educator. He continues to give khutbas, lectures and workshops for the english speaking community through his youtube channel Journey of ILM and Al-Jazari Institute.
A brief outline of topics covered:
• Context (Asbāb al-Nuzūl)
• Our relationship with Allah ﷻ & Prophet Muhammad ﷺ
• Manners & Morals of a community of believers
• Issues around wrong information and Importance of verification (Media Today)
• Issues around suspicious behaviour, backbiting and doubt (The Dangers)
• How to deal with conflict between parties