Brainstorming With the Qur'aan (An Introduction to Applied Tafseer)

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  • Instructor: Imam Tyerre El-Amin Boyd
  • 12-Week Summer Semester Dates:
    May 15 - August 8, 2022
Course overview
The primary focus of this course is to research and examine various forms of thinking principles found in the Qur'aan and a method for applying these principles in reality.  Our aim is to develop a stronger appreciation and motivation for relying on the Qur'aan as the foundation for cultivating intelligent thought in hopes of achieving an INDEPENDENT INTELLIGENTSIA. 
Course pre-requisites
This course has no pre-requisites and is open to all learning levels.
required books: 
"Brainstorming With the Qur'aan" by Imam Qasim Ahmed
course day & time
10:00AM-12:00PM (CST)
11:00AM-1:00PM (EST)
8:00AM-10:00AM (PST)

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What you will gain from this course in Tafseer of Qur'aan?

  • Mentally Engaging
  • Weekly Live Sessions
  • Guided Qur'aanic Analysis
  • Video Playbacks
  • Real Life Application

Learn In a Community of Care

We are focused on what is important, you.  The journey of Qur'aanic Arabic fluency is one that requires patience, care, and concern for the learner and the language, which is what we focus upon at ILI.

Tafseer With a Global Perspective

We explore the explanations of Qur'aan to gain greater understanding and meaning to our lives and the world around us.  And when comparing those explanations from various scholars across different time periods and geographic locations greater depth of meaning is achieved.
Meet the instructor

Imam Tyerre El-Amin Boyd

Imam Tyerre El Amin Boyd is from Galveston Island, Texas and is the resident Imam of Masjid New Africa Center for Human Development in Hitchcock, Texas.  He has been active in the Muslim and local community for 16yrs, helping to develop leadership programs such as Light of Perception (Human Development & Thinking Modification Program),The Iron Man Club (Young Men's Leadership Initiative), and The Knowledge Circle(Community Consulting, LLC). Imam Tyerre is also the recent co-founder of 409 Action Network (A Violence Retention Organization) in partnership with the local mayor, school board president and Constable Dept in Galveston County.
Patrick Jones - Course author