CIL is a 5 year alimah course designed to introduce women to the classical methodology of Islamic knowledge and scholarship through a modern educational approach.
The philosophy of the CIL course is distinct in its embrace of the entire academic tradition of the Ahl al-Sunnah wal-Jama’a with respect for all scholars of Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh, and Usul al-fiqh. Moreover, the CIL highlights the importance of spiritual purification (tazkiyah) and inner reform (islah).
CIL Subjects include
Islamic law (fiqh)
Islamic scholarly tradition
Arabic grammar and language.
Also included in the course: Learning Management System to facilitate online learning, monthly circles, interactive student discussion forums, course recordings, an e-classroom equipped with an interactive whiteboard, live student-teacher chat and more.
Classes will meet Monday-Thursday 5:00-8:00 PM (Pakistan Standard Time). A detailed academic calendar will be shared in the introductory session.
Who should consider:
+ Students residing in Pakistan who cannot join our regular onsite classes because of time or transport or if Zaynab Academy does not offer courses in your city/area.
+ Students who understand and read English and Urdu.
Important dates you need to know:
Last date to register: Sept. 21, 2013, 9:00 PM PST
Introductory session* Sept. 23, 2013, 7:00 – 8:00 PM PST Convert to your time zone
Classes begin: Sept. 24, 2013
*Introductory session will welcome you on board, introduce you to LMS, go through the course information booklet (will be made available for download after registration), course schedule, academic calendar, and address any questions you may have. You can also consider it a demo class which will let you experience an online learning environment. It will help you estimate any changes you may need to make in your current internet setup and speed.
For details, visit: zaynabacademy.org
About Zaynab Academy:
Zaynab Academy was founded in 2005 by Sobia and Kamaluddin Ahmed as a nonprofit, nonpartisan and nonpolitical educational institute dedicated to classical Islamic learning and Spirituality. The Classical Islamic Learning courses offered by Zaynab Academy are designed to introduce women to the classical methodology of Islamic knowledge and scholarship through a modern educational approach.The philosophy of the courses offered is distinct in its embrace of the entire academic tradition of the Ahl al-Sunnah wal-Jama’a with respect for all scholars of Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh, and Usul al-fiqh. Moreover, our courses highlight the importance of spiritual purification (tazkiya) and inner reform (islah).
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