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1) Shari’ah: Rules and Regulations 2) Reciting the Qur’an 3) Ten Sources of Shari’ah 4) How to Study Islam
At a Muslim youth camp in Central Florida, Ahmad Sakr conducts his popular course specializing in the area of Islamic law. He frames his presentation by outlining exactly what the shari’ah is and identifying its ten sources. Speaking on the level of the youth, he focuses on the proper understanding of Islam in the context of American life and how to study Islam in general. This lecture can be a useful tool for young Muslims growing up in the West as the speaker discusses many of the pitfalls facing them in secular society. Ideal for Muslim parents and their young children. Other topics discussed: the Islamic role models, how to recite Qur’an properly, cultural customs, and the farewell speech of Prophet Muhammad (P). (Duration: 1 hour, 19 min) Ahmad Sakr was educated at the American University in Beirut and the University of Illinois where he received his PhD. He received his Islamic education through the late Grand Mufti of Lebanon and from Muslim scholars from neighboring countries. He was a founding member and president of the Muslim Students’ Association and also a founding member of the World Council of Mosques in Makkah. Currently, he is president of the Foundation for Islamic Knowledge and has written over 56 books, not including the many articles he has authored and published.