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Dean of University Studies Launches “Knowledge Cup” Campaign


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- 2016/04/11


The Dean of University Studies for Female Students, Prof. Hala bint Said Al-Amoudi, launched the campaign titled “Knowledge Cup” organized by the Shari’a and Islamic Studies Department, the Faculty of Shari’a, on Sunday 3/7/1437 Hijri, that goes on for two days in Al-Jawhara Hall.

During this event, the Dean was accompanied by the Vice-Dean of University Studies for Educational Affairs and Development, Prof. Shaikha bint Saud Ashour, and they were both received by the Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Shari’a, Prof. Izdehar bint Mahmoud Madani; the Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Shari’a for Educational Affairs and Development, Prof. Ibtesam bint Belqassem Al-Qurani; and the deputy head of the Shari’a and Islamic Studies Department, Prof. Iman bint Salem bin Qabous.

The exhibition included different corners:

1. Fundamentals Chocolate Corner: attempts to present the Islamic scholars ways of categorization in fundamentals of Fiqh, discusses the advantages of each way and the most prominent books. This corner included five kinds of chocolates:

  • Nuts chocolate: explains the way used by majority of scholars;
  • Dark chocolate: explains the Hanafi way;
  • Wafer chocolate: discusses later scholars way;
  • Biscuits chocolate: explains the way of takhreej al-forou' (inferring Islamic branches from origins); and
  • Fruits chocolate: discusses the way to invoke Shariah objectives (maqassed al-Shariah).

2. Second Corner: Fiqh Cup; discusses the four Madhhabs (schools); their origins, the fundamentals of each Madhhab and its most prominent books. This corner included four cups:

  • Turkish Coffee Cup: discusses the Hanafi Madhhab and its popularity in Iraq;
  • Adeni Tea Cup: discusses the Shafi'i Madhhab and its popularity in Yemen;
  • Moroccan Tea Cup: discusses the Maliki Madhhab and its popularity in North Africa; and
  • Arabic Coffee Cup:  discusses the Hanbali Madhhab and its popularity in Saudi Arabia.

3. Third Corner: Main dish; where the most important and prominent books are shown as per an agreement with Al-Najah Library in the University.

4. Friends Corner: where participations of other departments, Aqidah (Islamic Theology) and Computer departments, were shown.

5. Cashier Corner: where bills are distributed symbolizing the learning journey expenses of ongoing study, dedication and tremendous efforts. Brochures, pens, notebooks with the slogan of the program and other gifts were also distributed in this corner.

The program also included a welcome speech and the recital of verses of the Holy Quran. The Deputy Head of the Shari’a Department gave a speech for the occasion, then female officials responsible for the courses in the program were honored, and balloons were flown in the air announcing the beginning of the “Cup of Knowledge” program events. The program also included awareness and education sessions, interviews, anthems and interesting shows.

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