40 hADITH An Nawawi

Course Description


Compilations of hadith, or words attributed to the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, are the second most important form of religious text, in the Islamic tradition. Hadith is an essential source of deriving Islamic law.

Introduction to the Course

Arbain fi mabani al Islam wa qawaid al Ahkam

In this in-depth course, Ustaadh Ismail Farah will explain Imam Nawawi’s 40 Hadith. This explanation will be provided using classical commentaries and a wide range of reference works in Islamic scholarship.

The famous collection of the 40 hadith of Imam An Nawawi (may Allah have mercy on him) contains 42 ahadith that provide a comprehensive overlook of the religion of Islam.


The student will be responsible to participate on a weekly basis in course activities as will be indicated by the instructor teaching the class.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Course Materials

Materials will be provided.

Competency Assessment

You will have several opportunities to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the principles taught in this course. The primary means of evaluating your work will be through the mini-quizzes, discussions, and final exam of the course. If you experience any difficulties with course content, please contact the instructor immediately.

Overview of the course

Readings and Activities:
This course will require readings from the textbook, viewing lectures and materials related to the course, participation in discussion forums and activities, a weekly mini-quiz and final exam.

Participation is crucial in enhancing the learning environment within a course. All students are expected to be active participants in group discussions at least one time per week. Participation is encouraged and could be as simple as asking question, answering questions asked by the instructor, reading the text to the instructor that will explain it and engage in discussions on topics presented by the instructor.

Course Features


Nov/8th/2022 -

Skill Level









Ismail Farah