Pillars Seminary

The Islamic Foundations Certificate offered by Pillars Seminary is a part-time program focusing on learning Qur’anic Arabic and the primary foundational Islamic sciences (theology, law, and spirituality). These classes will be held by Imam Ismail Bowers. Seminars will be held by Imam Ahmad Deeb on controversial issues. Students who complete the program will receive a certificate (ijāzah).

We are now offering an Arabic essentials course this summer! Classes begin June 5th!

Instructors

Imam Ahmad Deeb, the current Imam of the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, has been trained by some of the greatest scholars of the east and west. He will be conducting Pillars Seminary workshops throughout the year. Ustadh Ismail, the current Associate Imam of ICGT, is the first American to formally receive an ‘Alimmiya degree from the traditional Al-Qarawiyyin University in Fes, Morocco. He will be the primary teacher of Qur’anic Arabic and the Islamic sciences each week.

Pillars Seminary | Arabic Essentials Summer 2022

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Pillars Seminary | Islamic Foundations Certificate

We are pleased to announce the launching of a formal Islamic Studies program for Muslims in Toledo.

The Islamic Foundations Certificate offered by Pillars Seminary is a part-time program focusing on learning Qur’anic Arabic and the primary foundational Islamic sciences (theology, law, and spirituality). These classes will be held by Imam Ismail Bowers. Seminars will be held by Imam Ahmad Deeb on controversial issues. Students who complete the program will receive a certificate (ijāzah).

Instructors:

Imam Ismail Bowers:
– ‘Alim degree, Al-Qarawiyyin University (Fes, Morocco)
– Masters of Theology Candidate, Emory University
– Associate Imam, The Islamic Center of Greater Toledo

Imam Ahmad Deeb:
– Usul al-Deen degree, Madina Institute (Capetown, South Africa)
– Masters in Islamic Studies, Bayan Claremont
– Imam and Religious Director, The Islamic Center of Greater Toledo

Program Details:

Duration: TBA
Schedule: TBA
For: All adults 18+ (exceptions made for serious high school students)
Location: Islamic Center of Greater Toledo (25877 Scheider Rd, Perrysburg, OH 43551)
Cost:  TBA

*All fees go to the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo

If you have any questions, contact Imam Ismail Bowers at ibowers@icgt.org.

 

Stay tuned for more information on the 2022 – 2023 program.

 

 

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