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elevating ethics, critical thinking, and dignity through education


we did it.

THE FIRST DIRECT-TO-ENGLISH QUR'ANIC COMMENTARY IN OVER 40 YEARS...ALL 114 SURAHS...COMPLETED!!


WHAT WAS UNIQUE ABOUT WHAT WE DID?

  • A distinguished scholar's personal lifetime journey with the Qur'an
  • Thematic approach to each surah and entire Qur'an
  • Every surah has a unique moral message
  • Three-year intensive deep dive into every surah
  • Addresses common Orientalist and Islamophobic tropes
  • All halaqas on each chapter available on our YouTube channel


latest events


LIVE-STREAMED WEEKLY KHUTBAHS

"The Power of Moral Unison: Confronting the Bid'ah of Despotism" 

Friday Khutbah by Shayan Parsai

2 February 2024

PALESTINE PROGRAMMING

The Complicity of Muslim Leaders: A Conversation with Prof. Nader Hashemi, REAL TALK ON PALESTINE, NO. 7

 2 February 2024



(re)building your faith

from the ground up


PROJECT ILLUMINE

QUR'ANIC COMMENTARIES (TAFSIR)

 

CONCLUDING THE JOURNEY: 

Surah 112: Al Ikhlas and Surah Al Fatiha, 30 April 2023

THE BOOK OF ILLUMINATIONS

A STUDY OF ISLAMIC APHORISMS

 

ORIGINAL COMMENTARIES ON "KITAB AL-HIKAM" 

Text by SHAYKH IBN ATAI'ILLAH AL-ISKANDARI 



USULI PRESS

THE PROPHET'S PULPIT SERIES:

COMMENTARIES ON THE STATE OF ISLAM 

 

VOLUME III FORTHCOMING IN 2024

USULI MUSIC

The Usuli Institute is proud to sponsor new music by the talented Muslim artist, Wietske Merison! 

 


The Movement to Reinvigorate Beautiful and Ethical Islam has begun.  Join us.

Your donation to The Institute for Advanced Usuli Studies will help fund important work to combat extremism and ignorance. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity dedicated to research and education to promote humanistically beautiful and morally elevating interpretations of Islam. We seek to support our brightest minds to advance knowledge and to build a community of individuals founded on dignity, respect and love for all of God's creation. See The Usuli Institute Credo for our statement of values. Please give generously to support a beautiful, reasonable and vibrantly human Islam for future generations to come. All donations are tax-deductible and zakat eligible.

 

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