Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Learning to Understand the Qur’an

What is the difference between reflecting on the Qur’an and understanding its meanings? How can a holistic approach to its meanings be maintained? How can scholarly interpretation of the Qur’an be made more accessible?

In episode 4 of Qur’an Convos: Tadabbur, Sh. Suleiman Hani talks to Sh. Osamah Salhia and Ustadha Faatimah Knight about understanding the meanings of the Qur’an.

Sh. Osamah is the Imam of the Islamic Center of Passaic County – Clifton Campus. Ustadha Faatimah is a research fellow at Yaqeen and the Community Editor for Renovatio, the Journal of Zaytuna College.

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Sh. Suleiman Hani

Sh. Suleiman Hani

FELLOW | Shaykh Suleiman Hani is the Director of Academic Affairs at AlMaghrib Institute, a research scholar for Yaqeen Institute, and a resident scholar in Michigan. At the age of 14, Suleiman completed a 10-month Qur’an memorization program and began his intensive studies under numerous scholars, earning dozens of traditional religious certifications in the process. He later earned a master’s degree from the University of Jordan’s College of Shari’ah, ranking first in his class, and a master’s degree from Harvard University, where he studied religions, philosophy, political science, and psychology. Over the past decade, he has served as an Imam and community leader in Michigan, lectured in dozens of countries, published a number of books and articles, and was featured on the largest Islamic TV stations worldwide.