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QURANIC COMMENTARY (TAFSIR) ON SURAH 93: AL DUHA (CONCLUSION)
31 August 2019
Part 1 of 3: In the introduction to the halaqa to conclude Surah 93, Al Duha, Director Grace Song shares personal reflections on various topics, including her embarrassing convert prayer story; her Facebook detox; a roundup of recent khutbahs about slavery, bearing witness, and fitna and the modern day marketplace of the internet; Hajj, the climate crisis and the moral example of 16 year old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg; and International Dog Day. Part 2 is the beginning of the commentary on Al Duha. Part 3 is Q&A.