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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 Ustadh Ismail Bowers. Seminars will be held by Imam Ahmad Deeb on controversial issues. Students who complete the program will receive a certificate (ijāzah).


Ustadh 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: 8 months (October 2021 – May 2022)
Schedule: Sundays & Wednesdays (7pm – 9pm)
For: All adults 18+ (exceptions made for serious high school students)
Location: Islamic Center of Greater Toledo (25877 Scheider Rd, Perrysburg, OH 43551)
Cost:  $400 (members) and $500.00 (non-members). Payment plan and financial assistance available.

*All fees go to the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo

If you have any questions, contact Ustadh Ismail Bowers at

Apply for the inaugural class of 2021-2022 below!




For more information on our Pillars Youth 2021 – 2022 Program visit

To register for Pillars Youth (includes Sunday Pillars Youth Circle & Qur’an Program), fill out the below form.


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