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PROPHECY & POETRY w/ IMAM ABDUL LATIF

PROPHECY AND POETRY

Prophecy and Poetry: Discussions on the Meanings of al-Busayri’s Hamziyya.

Course description: A four part discussion on select verses of Imām al Busayri’s (d.1297) Hamziyya, a 400 line praise poem that includes the biography and history of Sayyidinā wa Mawlānā Muḥammad ﷺ.

Through our discussions we aim at collectively reaching a more holistic appreciation and understanding of the reality of the Prophet, ﷺ that both connects us to our traditional past as well as provides a structure for our future development.

Dates: 
Monday 30th June
Wednesday 2nd July
Monday 7th July
Wednesday 9th July

Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm (please arrive on time)

Cost: £5.00 per session.

Address: Rumi’s Cave, 26 Willesden Lane, NW6 7ST

Bio: Imam Muhammad Abdul Latif Finch is an American convert Muslim. He is a Zaytuna Institute (now College) graduate with ijazas in the Islamic Sciences including; Quranic Sciences, Hadith, Maliki and Shafi’i Jurisprudence, Usul Fiqh, Seerah, Logic, and Arabic Grammar and Morphology under the tutelage of noted scholars; Shaykh Hamza Yusef, Shaykh Salik bin Siddina, Imam Zaid Shakir, Shaykh Abdur Rahman Taahir, Qari Umar Bellahi, Shaykh Abdullah Ali, and Shaykh Yahya Rhodus. He is currently a graduate student of philosophy in Berkeley, California.

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