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Letter to A Disciple by Imam Al Ghazali

Date: September 12th - November 14th, 2018

Time: Wednesday, 6:30 - 7:30 PM CST

Instructor: Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy

Book: Ayyuha al-Walad al-Muhib Dear Beloved Son | Imam Al-Ghazali (PDF provided)

What Students Will Learn:

Imam Al-Ghazali’s infamous “Dear Beloved Son” is a beautiful, honest, and substantive reflections on his academic and spiritual journey of seeking knowledge and teaching it to his students. This book, which is written in the form of a letter, is fascinating as it is an insight into the thoughts and reflections of a great scholar in the twilight years of his life. Imam Al-Ghazali pens this letter as an advice to benefit students as they begin their journey on the path of seeking sacred knowledge.

This course will focus on the content and context of the letter that he has written, which beautifully intertwines scriptural reflection and spiritual practice, two of the foundations of any believer and/or seeker of knowledge.