Category Archive: Courses

THE CENTRE FOR CONTEMPLATIVE STUDIES (CCS), BARAKA BOOKS, AND THE MUSLIM CHAPLAINCY AT LARGE – a vision of where we are going

A vision for expanding and reshaping the work of the Islamic Institute for Spiritual Formation Summary This marks a radical expansion and relaunching of the Islamic Institute for Spiritual Formation as a holistic… Continue reading

TRANSFORMATIVE PROGRAMS AT RENISON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, WATERLOO

We are so honored and excited to be hosting Ingrid Mattson, Juliane Hammer, Mohammad Fadel, and Tayyab Rashid at Renison University College (University of Waterloo) this fall for a series of challenging, important… Continue reading

SHINE! THE DIVINE ATTRIBUTES: A Practitioner’s Guide to the Qur’anic Way of Transformation

This course will explore the Qur’anic mosaic of the Divine Attributes as a multifaceted roadmap for human realization, restoration, and perfection.  Basing our theoretical approach and practical method on the writings of Abu Hamid al-Ghazali… Continue reading

READ! AN INTRODUCTION TO READING AND INTERPRETING THE QUR’AN

WHEN: Sunday afternoons, March 17, 24, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19), 3-5 p.m. WHERE:  Donway Covenant United Church (230 The Donway W, Toronto, ON), near the intersection of Don… Continue reading

Jan 6 – Feb 24, 2013: Introduction to Islam

♦ Sunday Afternoons, January 6 – February 24, 2013 ♦ COURSE: Introduction to Islam, with Dr. Timothy J. Gianotti, Ph.D Designed for the intrigued Torontonian as well as for Muslims seeking an academically-grounded… Continue reading