The Guided Khalifas in Times of Uncertainty

Course Category: History | Level 2 Course

Course Code: HIS 202

Instructor: Anse Dr. Marah Dahman

Course Dates: July 3 - August 20, 2024

Day: Wednesdays

Time: 8:00 - 10:00 pm CST

Course Description: 

"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots." Marcus Garvey.  This course will discuss the amazing life of the Four Rightly Guided Khalifahs; a supreme form of human beings, their leaders, and the Futuhat in their time. 

The course will shed light on their accomplishments that shaped of our history and served as a great example for years to come. The course will also touch upon the tribulations during their ruling time and explore their different stellar examples in dealing with them.

Course Logistics: 

  • Designed in an easy to follow format.
  • Interactive Q&A
  • Recordings available until end of term
  • Based on the aqida of Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'a.


Live attendance is recommended whenever possible for the best learning experience. Recordings of the sessions will be made available for registered students who cannot attend live.

Students will have access to course forums, recordings, and files until September 8, 2024.

Course Prerequisites:

  1. Students should be women above the age of 17.
  2. Successful completion of SIR 101 & 102: Companions of the Prophet ﷺ Parts 1 & 2.

Course Requirements: 

Students are expected to attend the online lectures, complete one or more weekly assignments, complete a term paper, and submit a final exam.

This is an online course so students will need:

  • Access to internet with an internet speed of at least 2 Mbps recommended for best performance. 
  • Headphones, camera and microphone may be required for in-class participation. 
  • To access the live class and recordings, students will need a computer, smartphone, or tablet/iPad with the Zoom app.

Text: The History of the Four Caliphs, by Shaykh Muhammad Al Khudari Bak Al Bajuri.

Students are responsible for ordering their textbooks before the start of class. Ribaat textbooks are available to enrolled students at a discounted rate through Rabata Bookshop. Once enrolled, students will have access to the discount code through the course forum.


Registration fee (non-refundable, non-transferable):

  • $150.00 (not including the cost of the course materials)
  • $20.00 late registration fee in effect starting June 28th (if seats are available)
  • Additional $5.00 auditing fee.

Registration Options: 

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