Time & Location
About The Event
WMCF presents an online live halaqah, including Q&A, with our scholar in (virtual) residence, Shaykh Dr Walead Mosa'ad (USA).
Starting 16th January 2018
Classes will take place fortnightly on Tuesdays at the Crescent Centre. The first series of Cyber Circles are titled 'Islam for life'. Spread over 15 digestible and practical sessions, they will cover Prophetic teaching for everyday living, inshaAllah.
About the speaker:
Walead Mohammed Mosa'ad was born in New York City in 1972, growing up in New York and central New Jersey. He obtained a Bachelors degree in Engineering in 1994 as well as completing degrees from Al-Azhar, Cairo and the University of Liverpool. He holds a PhD in Arab and Islamic Studies from the University of Exeter.
Since 1997, he has been studying and teaching the Islamic sciences across the Muslim world as well as Europe and North America. He has been blessed to study with such luminaries as Shaykh Ahmad Taha Rayyan, Shaykh Ali Gomaa, Shaykh Saeed Albouti, Shaykh Kurayyim Rajih, Shaykh Bakri Altarabishi, amongst others.
From 2005 to 2011, he worked with the Tabah Foundation in Abu Dhabi as the Cultural and Education Projects Manager, where he developed educational initiatives to address the needs of new Muslims, as well as initiatives to foster cross-cultural and interfaith understanding.
He has lectured on various topics of interest, including Muslims as minorities, interfaith understanding and the importance of purification and spirituality in address the human condition. He has taught or lectured across many countries.