In the Name of Allâh, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful
Dr. Hesham al-Awadi was born in Koweit 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
This series of ten lectures by Dr Hesham Al-Awadi, presented here on 10 CDs, surveys the history of great Muslim women from the time of the Prophet Muhammad (saw) right through to the present day. The listener is taken on a truly fascinating journey of discovery exploring the role women played in different communities across the Islamic world. This CD set is a must for anyone who wishes to grasp the Islamic values and principles that underpinned, inspired and motivated women from all walks of life.
Children around the Prophet
Dr. Hesham Al-Awadi was born in Kuwait and educated in the United Kingdom. He completed his BA, MA, MPhil 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. He is an author of numerous books and is a lecturer of Middle Eastern History at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK.
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.
Life Of Imam Bukhari
CD 1: Parents and Teenage years.
CD 2: Characteristics.
CD 3: Companions, Teachers and Students
CD 4: Tribulations and Final years.
Dr Hesham Al Awadi – born in Kuwait and was educated in the United Kingdom. He did his BA, MA, MPhil 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. He is a lecturer of Middle Eastern History at the Institute os Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK