February 13, 2011

Contemporary Issues Course Offered at Ryerson University

TORONTO — Qurba Academy held the 8th course of the Essentials Program on Saturday, February 12 and Sunday, February 13 at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada.

The course, titled Contemporary Issues: Principles in Action featured Shaykh Omar Qureshi and Shaykh Jawad Qureshi who taught various contemporary issues from theological, legal, ethical, and spiritual perspectives. Topics of the course included legal principles, Islamic epistemology, and methods for understanding issues.

This course is one of three courses in the Principles category and one of thirteen courses of the Essentials Program.

About Qurba – Qurba Academy is a Toronto, Canada based educational initiative dedicated to preparing Muslims for the challenges of contemporary Western life. Its flagship curriculum, The Essentials Program, was developed by Razi.

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