Tafsir of Surah al-Fatiha
This course provides an introductory overview of Surah al-Fatiha. It begins with a short introduction to the Quran itself, and follows with a detailed discussion on the verses of the surah. The course aims to provide students with a framework within which they can improve their understanding of these oft-repeated verses, combining between different exegetical approaches to provide a more comprehensive perspective. Each session concludes with an extensive Q&A, responding to some of the more common misconceptions surrounding the surah.
Upon successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
- gain newfound appreciation for Surah al-Fatiha
- understand some of the common misconceptions surrounding the surah
- appreciate the necessity and consistency of the surah
- understand the intended objectives of Surah al-Fatiha, and how they relate to life in the modern era