Enroll Now in Adult Literacy at MCMC!
Enrollment is now closed for Aqidah 201: Making Sense of Our Existence & Arabic 101: Introduction to Arabic
Introducing a new educational initiative for adults! Over the course of four years with Adult Literacy, you will firmly grasp the necessary knowledge needed to live an Islamic life today. We do this by explaining simply yet thoroughly the sacred sciences in English while introducing written classical (fus-ha) Arabic for eventual access to the source texts. Additionally, frequent review and testing are employed to enhance retention.
Subjects covered by year:
Year 1 - `Aqidah
Year 2 - Fiqh
Year 3 - Qur'anic Sciences
Year 4 - Hadith Sciences
Note: Arabic is taught concurrently with each subject.
Adult Literacy semesters comprise of college-style classes that meet 90 minutes weekly for 14 weeks. Class sizes are limited.
Instructor: Mufti Bilal Muhammad
In-Class: $145 per semester
Note: To prevent students from falling behind, class recordings are generally not provided. Financial aid is available. Contact us directly. Tax documents may be requested. No one should hesitate enrolling because of financial hardship.
AQD 201- Making Sense of our Existence
Make sense of our existence with an in-depth study of Islamic beliefs (`aqidah). Engage in discussions about commonly misunderstood concepts, traditional beliefs, and modern issues including but not limited to:
Pre-requisites: Adults ages 18 and older. Fluency in English and a desire to learn.
ARB 101 - Introduction to Arabic
Take your first step towards understanding the Qur'an. The Arabic portion of Lantern Adult Literacy focuses on two principles in teaching classical Qur'anic Arabic:
After four years, students will be comfortable in picking up and delving into most classical Arabic texts, insha'Allah.
The first semester covers Arabic word morphology (sarf) and vocabulary building through the text Fundamentals of Classical Arabic.
Note: ARB 101 is not available separately from AQD 201. Enrolling into AQD 201 also enrolls you into ARB 101.
Al Aqidah Al Tahawiyyah
Timing: Tuesdays 7:30-8:30PM, from June 22, 2021 - January 4, 2022
Instructor: Imam Numaan Cheema
Location: In person at Zubaida Foundation (855 Big Oak Road, Yardley, PA 19067) or online
The course presents the belief of “Ahl al-Sunnah wal-Jama’ah,” which is the creed of the first few generations of Muslims and those who followed in their footsteps. The course brings in clear understanding of this immensely important branch of knowledge and covers the fundamentals of belief and creed of Islam. The class will cover belief in:
- Allah, the Creator of this world and the worlds unknown
- His beloved Messenger, Muhammad ﷺ
- Qiyamah (Judgement Day)
- Life after Death
- Various other aspects of Islamic creed.
In addition to the above, this course will also clarify common misconceptions and other elements which are detrimental to one’s Islamic beliefs and emphasizes on acquisition, relevance, and practicality of the true Islamic creed as per the Quran, Sunnah, Sahabah (the companions) and al-Salaf (the pious predecessors).