Advanced Sirah (MAIS-615)

(3 credit hours)

Instructor: Tamara Gray

Course Description: A fast-paced class that covers pre-Islamic history of Arabia, and the Meccan and Medinan stages of the Prophetic narrative. The class will study the newly translated and very detailed work al-Jami’ fī al-Sīra al-Nabawiyya by Sheikha Sameera Zayed. The author collated Ibn Hisham, Suyuti, Bukhari, and dozens of other early scholars into a very detailed and expansive narrative of the Prophet’s life. Expect to be challenged, surprised, and newly introduced to the Beloved Messenger of God (peace be upon him).

Hybrid Course: 10 online sessions and two intensive weekends:

  • September 21st: 5 PM – 9 PM
  • September 22nd: 8 AM – 4 PM
  • December 7th: 5 PM – 9 PM
  • December 8th: 8 AM – 4 PM

Location: Serene Plaza 811 S. Central Expressway, Suite 200, Richardson, TX 75080