In Part 1 of the Usuli Institute Halaqa, before jumping into the Quranic Commentaries (tafsir) on Surah 101: al Qaria, Khaled Abou El Fadl adds more insight and afterthoughts following the previous halaqa on the Meaning, Purpose and Effect of Prayer from 22 December 2018. In the introduction, Director Grace Song shares more insights on what type of people convert to Islam, what they experience in the early stages of conversion, and how to survive the early experiences of being a Muslim convert. In Part 2, Dr. Abou El Fadl presents his original Quranic commentary (tafsir) on Surah al Qaria, followed by Q&A. Recorded 12 January 2019.
In Part 2, Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl presents his original Quranic commentary (tafsir) on Surah 101: al Qaria, and then addresses Q&A covering both questions about prayer as well as questions raised from the current halaqa.