Session 4 Recording

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Suhaib Webb

Suhaib Webb is a contemporary American-Muslim educator, activist, and lecturer. His work bridges classical and contemporary Islamic thought, addressing issues of cultural, social and political relevance to Muslims in the West. After converting to Islam in 1992, Webb left his career in the music industry to pursue his passion in education. He earned a Bachelor’s in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma and received intensive private training in the Islamic Sciences under a renowned Muslim Scholar of Senegalese descent. Webb was hired as the Imam at the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City, where he gave khutbas (sermons), taught religious classes, and provided counselling to families and young people; he also served as an Imam and resident scholar in communities across the U.S.

From 2004-2010, Suhaib Webb studied at the world’s preeminent Islamic institution of learning, Al-Azhar University, in the College of Shari`ah. During this time, after several years of studying the Arabic Language and the Islamic legal tradition, he also served as the head of the English Translation Department at Dar al-Ifta al-Misriyyah.

Outside of his studies at Al-Azhar, Suhaib Webb completed the memorization of the Quran in the city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia. He has been granted numerous traditional teaching licenses (ijazat), adhering to centuries-old Islamic scholarly practice of ensuring the highest standards of scholarship.

Webb was named one of the 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center in 2010 and his website,, was voted the best “Blog of the Year” by the 2009 Brass Crescent awards.

Suhaib Webb has lectured extensively around the world including in the Middle East, East Asia, Europe, North Africa and North America. Upon returning from his studies in Egypt, Webb lived in the Bay Area, California, where he worked with the Muslim American Society from Fall 2010 to Winter 2011. He currently serves as the Imam of the Islamic Society of Boston’s Cultural Center (ISBCC).

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  • Asalamu alaykum,


    With exams and work, I won't be able to post the notes. al-Humduliallah a sister took it upon herself to transcribe the notes. My plan is to transcribe all of the session and the Q&A and publish it as a book next year inshallah.


  • AsSalaam Mualkuim

    These classes are like a fishing net that Allah has
    blessed you with to continue even after the initial
    class to continue to collect blessing. May Allah continue
    to bless you. My Daughter is following you on tweeter
    her name is Buhktawar. Alhumdulillah Allah blessed
    you to spark her interest MashAllah. I made all three
    of my daughters listen to the Surah Fatiha series. So far
    we have all written a letter to the Holy Quran which was very touching. Also they have all pick an attribute to live with my 11 year old picked two … Alhameed, and Alkhabeer, My 19 y/o picked Al Baseer, and my 7 year old picked AlAtheem, I picked Al Mani. Please know that Allah is blessing families with these assignments. I wanted to know if the books on the benefits of the attributes … like if you say this 100 x you will have esteem among people?

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