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Dr. Reda Bedeir (AlMaghrib Instructor)

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  • Hails From Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Expertise Tafseer
  • Famous Quote "False silver versus real gold is like the dunya versus the akhirah.”
  • Most Likely to Say “...I’ll tell you after the break”
  • Classroom Pet Peeve Not saying “salla Allahu alayhi wassalam”
  • Known For His cliff-hangers are intense; especially after telling a very engaging story. You can punish him by taking him out for spicy food.

Shaykh Reda Bedeir, PhD, carries a life-time worth of achievements. From the land of Egypt, he was invited by the University of Calgary to teach Qur’anic Classical Arabic, and also served as an Imam for the Calgary Islamic Centre. He then moved to Burnaby, BC to serve as Imam the Muslim Chaplain at Simon Fraser University.

Shaykh Reda holds two Bachelor's degrees, one in Islamic Sciences with AlAzhar Univeristy, one Masters degree, and a Ph.D with AlAzhar University in Applied Linguistics and Tafsir of Surat Yusuf. He has learned under prominent shuyukh such as: Dr. Sayed Noah, Sh. Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Khaliq, Dr. Salah As-Sawy, Dr. Muhammad Yusri and Dr. Abdullah Barakat.

Shaykh Reda has worked in numerous fields including as a UN Interpreter & Translator, and has authored many researches and papers. He currently serves as a sessional Instructor in the Interdisciplinay Studies Program of Religious Studies at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta.


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