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Lecture: Muslim version of A Life worth living

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Lecture Details

Event Date4/8/2016
Event LocationNew Haven, Connecticut, USA
Event DescriptionWhat is a life worth living? Shaykh Hamza presents, and discusses the question with Miroslav Volf, Professor of Theology at Yale Divinity School.

Event Transcripts


SHY Book Recommendations made at this Event

Quotes Made at this Event

Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam - "it`s really a fascinating book -- but one of the things he says in there is that the Islamic civilization was a civilization probably more than any other historically that really was centered around knowledge the ideal of knowledge." -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam - "Inquiring minds should peruse Franz Rosenthal's Knowledge Triumphant, a wonderful study on the centrality of knowledge in the Islamic world. " -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam - "He couldn't find any civilization in history, like the Islamic civilization, because it put the pursuit of knowledge at the forefront of its existence." -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam - "

Regarding Franz's statement that the Islamic Civilization is the one that takes knowledge the most seriously.

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Pearls of Faith - "I'm hoping to republish that book, I found it quite extraordinary to find that..." -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf

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