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TSQ-1: Introduction (Video)
(November 6, 2022; first 2 minutes were missed in recording)

TSQ-2: Primary Theme: Allah Most High (video)
(November 13, 2022, first 90 seconds were missed in recording)
TSQ-2: Thematic Outline: (pdf file)

TSQ-2 Q&A–Video

TSQ-3: Primary Theme: Allah Most High (Video)
(November 20, 2022)

Resuming the discussion on the Name of Majesty, Allah Most High.

TSQ-4 Primary Theme: Allah Most High (Video)
TSQ-4 Q&A–Video (November 27, 2022)
Video of the couplets by Labid b. Rabia, Allah be pleased with him

  1. Concluding remarks about the Name (ism)
  2. Creedal statement about Allah Most High (5 pages of al-ʿaqīda al-Ṭaḥāwiyya)
  3. Belief in Allah Most High is Obligatory (wājib): Hadith Jibraʾīl
  4. Difference between ʿilm (“Knowledge”) and maʿrifa (“Gnosis”)
  5. Gnosis of Allah Most High (maʿrifa Allāh taʿāla)

Hadith: “Indeed, the truest saying of any poet is the saying of Labīd, when he said: ‘Everything other than Allah is bāṭil.’”