Lectures of Dr. Hesham al-Awadi
Dr. Hesham al-Awadi was born in Kuwait and educated in United Kingdom. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, Master of Philosophy and PhD in the field of Middle Eastern politics and history in various British universities including the University of Cambridge. He also has a diploma in Islamic studies from the Institute of Islamic Studies, Cairo.
Yusuf (AS) – Exploring the Chapter of Joseph in the Holy Quran
This 4 CD set aims to show how the story of Yusuf (AS) int he Holy Qur’an can be a source of guidance and inspiration for today. It goes beyond the usual verse-by-verse commentaries and instead focuses on the major themes of his life; his childhood in Palestine; his life in the palace of al-Aziz; his time in prison; and finally his ascension to power in Egypt. Presented by the renowned historian Dr Hesham Al Awadi, who has researched numerous works on the chapter of Joseph in the Holy Qur’an, this CD set captures with vividness prophet Yusuf’s (AS) various encounters with jealousy, greed, seduction, injustice and the allures of power and fame. In a style that combines both depth and practicality, the story is relayed and reinvigorated to relate to our modern lives.
Women Inspired by The Beloved
Children around the Prophet
The Four Great Imams
In this series, Dr. Hesham, Al-Awadi depicts the lives of the four great Imams. He beautifully describes their lives as students, scholars and members of society. Dr. Hesham will take you along an inspirational journey through the life and genius of Imam Abu Hanifah, the dignity of Imam Malik, the talents of Imam al-Shafi’i and the steadfastness of Imam Ahmad. Dr. Hisham succeeds in presenting the Imams in a manner that allows the listener to relate to them, and consequently benefit from their great lives regardless of whether the listener is–or aspires to be–a scholar or not. According to the Quranic injunctions this is the most important objective of presenting history. This series belongs to a category of Islamic knowledge that is among the most needed: The knowledge that attempts to revive the Muslim identity and connect the Muslims to their rich heritage.