2022 - Ahlel Sunnah wal Jamaah

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Location: Condell Park Language of delivery: English Age group:
  • 17+ years and onwards

The aim of this Course is to undertake an expansive survey of the ideas and ideologies that emerged from the early generations of Islam and continued to weave their way through the highs and lows of Islamic history. A colorful, powerful past that continues to inform and inspire ideas prevailing in the modern Muslim World. As always, the past impacts the present and prepares the future. The history of ideologies is vital to understanding the Islam of our age and most especially the place we occupy in this vast landscape of ideas. How can you know who you are and what you think unless you go back to the beginning?

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  • Who are Ahl Al Sunnah Wal Jamaah? The historical development of Ahl Al Sunnah Wal Jamaah The defining principles Personalities and contributors The Impact – movements and modern manifestations. The Development of the Shi’ites The Great Fitna and the parting of ways The Shi’ite ideology The main Shi’ite groups: the twelvers, the Ismailis and the Zaydis Shi’ites in power: the Fatimids, the Safavids, the Zaydis in Yemen The Khawarij Historical emergence Main Sects Personalities Continuing influence? The Mu’tazilites The historical development The main groups Personalities Continuing influence?