Part 1 of 3: In the introduction to the halaqa on Surah 92, Al Layl (The Night), Director Grace Song talks about her early experiences and expectations as a new convert entering the Muslim community for the first time, in light of the increase in attention on stories of trauma and healing among new Muslim women converts. She shares stories of her own journey of healing along with important lessons learned along the way. Dr. Abou El Fadl elaborates further on the topic of his khutbah from Friday (10/11/2019), and gives a detailed background of the rise of the Muslim ban.
Part 2: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl delves deep into the meaning of this foundational chapter of the Qur'an. Because of the richness and nuance of the layers of meaning, he is able to complete the first half of the chapter in this session.
Part 3: Q&A