The common African religious constants refer to the strong links between African societies as the factor of stability and protection from any extremist act. Hence, the preservation of these constants is the main duty of Oulema and Islamic scholars.
In order to achive this objective, the Mohammed VI Foundation of African Oulema launches a series of scientific activities in various African countries to preserve the common African religious constants.
In this context, the Mohammed VI Foundation of African Oulema inaugurates its section in Pretoria, South Africa with the organization of a seminar under the theme of: “Common religious Constants: Foundations of the African Identity”, on Saturday and Sunday: 29 and 30 June 2019 , corresponding to 25 and 26 Shawwal 1440.
By that conference, the Mohammed VI Foundation of African Oulema aims to achieve the following objectives:
- To highlight the efforts of South African Oulema and their counterparts in the Kingdom of Morocco in the preservation of the common religious constants.
- To demonstrate the African religious common aspects in docrine and dogma.
- To introduce the Mohammed VI Foundation of African Oulema and define its role in the consolidation of the values of tolerance, peace and coexistence.
- To diffuse the Islamic values of Tolerance, peace and coexistence.
- To define the role of common African religious constants in the protection of humanity.
- Common African Religious Constants: Understandings and Components.
- The Effect of the Sunni Schools of Jurisprudence (Hanafi, Shafi-ee& Maliki) in Re-enforcing Peace and Compassion
- The Objectives of the Ash-ari & Maturidi Creed and the Role of These Two Creeds in the Protection of Humanity and Development
- Sunni Sufism and its Effect on the Spiritual Growth for African Communities
Here is the list of the participants in the conference:
From South Africa:
- Sh. Abdulqadir Mandla Nkosi : President of the section of the Mohammed VI Foundation of African Oulema in South Africa.
- Muneer Abduroaf: Attorney and Lecturer, University of Western Cape.
- Moulana Ahmed Mukaddam : Imaam and consultant in Islamic Affairs at Al Ghazali College, Pretoria, South Africa.
- Muqaddam of the Qadariyyah Ridawiyyah Nuriyyah Tareeqah.
- Shaykh Mohammed Dawood Milanzi: President of Al-Falaq Islamic Organisation, Johannesburg and Muqaddam of the Tijani Tareeqah in South Africa.
- Auwais Rafudeen: University of South Africa, Religious Studies and Arabic.
From the Kingdom of Morocco:
- Sidi Mohamed Rifki : Secretary General of the Mohammed VI Foundation of African Oulema.
- Professor Hassan Azzouzi : Senior lecturer at Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fes, Kingdom of Morocco.
- Fareeda Zumurrud : Lecturer in Higher Education at the Foundation of Daral Hadeeth Al-Hasaniyyah, University of Qarawiyyeen, Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco.
- Idris Al-Fasi Al-Fihri : Senior lecturer at Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University –Fes, Kingdom of Morocco.
- Abdel Qader Bitar- Professor of Aqeedah and Islamic Thought- Mohammed 1st University, Oujda, Morocco.
- Khalid Albouzini : International Quran reciter .