East London: Barking
PtS 1 Year Certificate Program in Foundational Islamic Studies
The Path to Salvation Certificate in Foundational Classical Islamic Studies is a one year program designed to afford a student a systematic overview of the Islamic sciences. It covers subjects such as the ethics of study, doctrinal principles, spirituality, with a focus on the law and etiquette of worship. It also affords the student an appreciation of the development of the Islamic sciences and the roles of revelation and reason in their formulation. The student will cover 12 selected modules from the Path to Salvation syllabus, with the option to broaden their study through deeper examination of doctrine, spirituality and inter-personal ethics via special study units. Following satisfactory completion of the Certificate, students may enrol onto Diploma level studies as well as the Sacred Texts and Scholarship training programs. The course is suitable for beginners, converts and those who wish to broaden their understanding of Islam. Full colour notes are provided and all of our teachers are fully qualified in the sacred sciences.
Date: SUN 2nd July 2017
Location: Community Hall,
2 Victoria Road, Barking,
Essex, IG11 8PY
Ustadh Sjaad Hussain
Sjaad Hussain was born and raised in England and began his pursuit in studying the sacred sciences in Damascus Syria. After studying Arabic language in Damascus he began studying the sacred sciences full time under the tutelage of Shaykh Rasul Baksh Sa’eedi. Over a period of 9 years he studied the major sciences and gained teaching licenses (Ijazat) in them. He also studied extensively under numerous scholars including Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi, Shaykh Muhammad Jum’ua, Shaykh ‘Ala-Uddin al-Kurdi and Shaykh Yasser Qureshi.
He is the founder of the Path to Salvation Diploma in Classical Islamic Studies and the Sacred Texts Syllabus. He is currently pursuing advanced studies in Islamic Theology and Western Philosophy as well as working on several academic works including a Primer in Arabic grammar and an extensive commentary on the famous “Poem of the cloak” of al-Busiri.