The Essence of the Quran (Spirituality & Practice)

Source: Spirituality & Practice

Shaikh Kabir Helminski and Jeremy Henzell-Thomas offer 30 meditations from the Qur’an revealing the universal spiritual principles at its heart. The purpose of this Online Retreat is to highlight those messages from the Qur’an that can guide and strengthen our hearts — whatever path we follow.

This Online Retreat consists of emails with passages from the Qur’an and short commentaries by Kabir Helminski, Jeremy Henzell-Thomas, and other Islamic scholars. Suggestions for reflection encourage you to recognize how the message from the Qur’an resonates with your own life.

Kabir Helminski is an Islamic scholar with a Sufi perspective. He was one of 130 internationally recognized Muslim intellectuals and religious leaders invited to sign the historic document, A Common Word, a message of peace and understanding offered to the Christian world ( In addition to his own translations of Rumi and various books on spirituality, he has recently authored The Book of Revelations, A Sourcebook of Selection from the Qur’an with Interpretations and The Book of Language, Exploring the Spiritual Vocabulary of the Qur’an.

Jeremy Henzell-Thomas is Founder of the Book Foundation (, a non-profit charity dedicated to improving understanding of Islam in the West and bringing to light the universal spiritual message of the Qur’an. He has a Ph.D. in linguistics, and speaks and writes extensively on the theme of education, spirituality and society, including a regular Reflections essay for Emel Magazine offering a Qur’anic perspective on contemporary issues.

(4 CEHs for Chaplains available.)

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