Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Juz’ 23: Sh. Furhan Zubairi | Balancing Hope and Fear

In the twenty-third episode of this Ramadan series, Dr. Omar Suleiman and Sh. Abdullah Oduro are joined by special guest Sh. Furhan Zubairi, as they explore gems from the twenty-third Juz’ of the Holy Quran.

0:00 Introduction
4:10 Dr. Omar Suleiman reflects on the mention of angels in Juz 23.
13:00 Sh. Furhan Zubairi reflects on loving Allah through hope and fear.
23:03 Sh. Abdullah Oduro reflects on the dialogues in Juz 23 that help us balance hope and fear in Allah.
32:40 Reflections

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Furhan Zubairi

Shaykh Furhan Zubairi began his pursuit of Islamic knowledge and spirituality at the Institute of Knowledge (IOK) in 1998, where he started the memorization of the Qur’an and studied the primary books in the Islamic Sciences and Arabic language. After starting college, he took a break and went to Karachi, Pakistan, for 9 months to complete the memorization of the Qur’an at Jami’ah Binoria. He returned home and completed his B.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine in 2005. He then traveled to Egypt to further his studies of the Arabic language. Thereafter, his pursuit of Islamic knowledge led him back to Pakistan, where he completed a formal ‘Alamiyyah degree (Masters in Arabic and Islamic Studies) at the famous Jami’ah Dar Al-’Ulum in Karachi. He has obtained numerous ijazat (traditional licenses) in the six canonical books of hadith, as well as the Muwata of Imam Malik and Imam Muhammad, and has also received certification in the field of Islamic Finance. Shaykh Furhan Zubairi serves as the Dean of the Seminary and Extension Programs at the Institute of Knowledge in Diamond Bar, CA. He regularly delivers sermons and lectures at various Islamic Centers and events in southern California.

Dr. Omar Suleiman

Dr. Omar Suleiman

President | Imam Dr. Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at Southern Methodist University.