### Companions of the Prophet (s) | Part 1 with support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students - Fall 2019

Course Category: Sira | Level 1 Course

*New:* This course provides support for support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. For inquiries, email accessible@rabata.org

Click here to view a short segment of this course: Companions of the Prophet (s) with Anse Tamara Gray

Course Code: SIR 101

InstructorAnse Tamara Gray

Length: 1 term (14 weeks)

Course Dates: September 16 - December 23, 2019
Timings: Mondays, 7:00 pm CST/1:00 am UK

Classes last approximately 1 hour each. Live attendance is not required but recommended whenever possible. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Daylight savings time will go into effect in the United States on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019. Depending on where you live, this may or may not affect your class timing. In countries where DST is not applied at all, class will be one hour later starting November 3rd.

Offered: Part 1 of this course is offered in the Fall term of each year, and Part 2 is offered in the Spring. Completion of Part 1 is recommended but not required to enroll in Part 2.

Prerequisites: Students should be women above the age of 17.

Summary:

An in-depth study of the sixty companions discussed in the book Stars in the Prophet’s Orbit. Students will learn their stories, draw conclusions about Islamic precepts from their lives, understand their relationship to the Prophet (s), and derive personal lessons from their lives. Students will apply same to an additional companion upon whom research will be done.

The first thirty companions of this text are covered in Part 1 of the course, and the second thirty are covered in Part 2. It is not required to complete part 1 before part 2.

Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend the weekly online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, read the assigned material, write one research paper, and review and sit for a final exam.

Registration Fee: Non-refundable, non-transferable

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until the first day of the next term.

$100.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)$20.00 late registration fee after September 7th (if seats are available)