Under the guidance of Imam Mendes the Muslim Center of Greater Princeton is proud to offer the Garden of Knowledge Academy.  We will be offering structured courses for various age groups.  Individuals can continue on a track and move from beginner to intermediate and advanced.  We will provide more details as we look to develop and grow the Academy.  

Spring 2020 Course List

Sundays 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM 

from 01/26 - 4/19

Students will continue to refine their reading skills and begin to read short stories and Quranic Ayahs.   This course establishes the proper reading skills needed to begin learning Arabic Grammar

Instructor:

Shaykh Mendes

ARB004:  Keys to Reciting the Qur'an in Arabic:  Part 2

Sundays 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM 

from 1/26 - 4/19

This course provided a broad overview of various aspects of the Hadith literature and the history and importance of the isnad tradition.  Students will be introduced the grading methodologies that Hadith scholars used and and will also understand the tremendous effort that when towards preserving the Sunnah of the beloved Prophet (ﷺ) 

Instructor:

Ustadh Yusuf Hussain

USL102:  An Introduction to the History and Sciences of Hadith Transmission 

Sundays 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM 

from 01/26 - 4/19

The first class for students who are serious about embarking on the journey of studying Arabic grammar and morphology.    The course covers the basic building blocks of the language including the different word types, pluralities, gender and word cases.  Students will then progress to simple noun and verbal sentences.

Instructor:

Ustadh Lavon Brown

ARB101:  Qur'anic Arabic Grammar and Morphology Part 1

Sundays 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 

from 01/26 - 4/19

This class provides students with the knowledge of the obligatory, Sunnah (highly emphasized) and Mustahabb (recommended) aspects/actions of the ritual prayer.   The course will cover the pre-requisites of the prayer, prayer times, disliked/prohibited times of prayer, rulings on the various actions of prayer, praying in congregation, making up prayers, praying as a latecomer and much more.

Instructor:

Imam Adeyinke Mendes

MFQH102:  The Rules (Fiqh) and Principles of Prayer According To The Maliki School

Sundays 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM 

from 01/26 - 04/19

Requires ARB101 and ARB102.   This course is for those who are comfortable with basic grammar and morphology and are ready to progress onto richer sentences structures.    Students will memorize the particles and their effects in conjunction with the Jazm and Nasb verb cases.   Students will then study the Mansubat and learn to identify them.  

Instructor:

Ustadh Yusuf Hussain

Ustadh Zeeshan Anwar

ARB104:  Mastering Quranic Arabic Sentences

 

Spring 2020 Academic Calendar (pending)

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