Thursday, October 23, 2014

Halaqa # 14

Muslim / Non-Muslim Relations


Attendance:
  • 5  Sisters
  • 1  Junior Sister
Location:  Headquarters
Agenda: (please note, we have included many links where you can read in detail more on each subject)


  • OPENING DUA
The following dua is taken from Jamal Badawi’s book titled “Selected Prayers”, Chapter 1, Dua from the Quran, section 2D, Supplication, Prayer for Patience, Perseverance and Steadfastness.


  • QURAN RECITATION
We read Surah Fatihah aloud altogether, then sisters individually read aloud a few letters/words, ayahs (according to her ability and with the help and encouragement of her fellow sisters).  We read Surah Baqarah from Ayat 164  till Ayat 176.  In sha Allah, this will be an ongoing part of our halaqa and one day in sha Allah, we will have Khatam Quran and begin again.


  • SISTER’S TALK
Muslim Participation in Politics
Sister Rim and Sister Lamiaa jointly read.
  • LEARN A DUA

“Sayyid al-istighfar” (the master supplication for forgiveness)

The following dua is taken from Jamal Badawi’s book titled “Selected Prayers”, chapter 2: Dua from Sunnah: Al-Ma’thoorat.



  • TECH TIP
Sister Winnie talked about Dr. Jamal Badawi highlighting his




Various books compiled or authored by him available from our lending library:
Gender Equity in Islam
The Muslim Woman's Dress
At-Taharah
Muhammad In The Bible
Muhammad's Prophethood: An Analytical View
Selected Prayers, A collection of Du'a from the Qur'an and Sunnah
Volumes 1-5 cassette tape collection


  • VIDEO
Muslims/Non-Muslims Relations: Misunderstood Qur'anic Texts (30:04)
A lecture by Dr. Jamal Badawi


  • CLOSING DUA
The following dua is taken from Jamal Badawi’s book titled “Selected Prayers”

If any of this information was good and true, know that it comes from Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala.  If there are mistakes we ask for Allah’s Forgiveness and Mercy.