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Dr. Yasir Qadhi

Yasir Qadhi was born in Houston, Texas and completed his primary and secondary education in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, after which he was accepted as a student at the Islamic University of Madinah. After completing a diploma in Arabic, he graduated with a B.A. from the College of Hadith and Islamic Sciences. Thereafter, he completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology from the College of Dawah, after which he returned to America and completed his doctorate, in Religious Studies, from Yale University.Currently he is the Dean of al-Maghrib Institute, the Resident Scholar of the Memphis Islamic Center, and a professor at Rhodes College, in Memphis, TN.

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What Is the Meaning of the Name of Allah?

What Is the Meaning of the Name of Allah?

The beautiful magnificent divine name of Allah is mentioned over 3,500 times in the Qur’an. No other Name occurs in the Qur’an that many times to address our Lord In this episode of the Tafsir of Surat al-Fatihah Sheikh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses: – Why did Allah choose it as His primary name? – What is the meaning …


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