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Lecture: Rihla 2015

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Event Date7/1/2015
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"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
"Inquiring minds should peruse Franz Rosenthal's Knowledge Triumphant, a wonderful study on the centrality of knowledge in the Islamic world. " -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
"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
Note: SHY quoted extensively from this book, specifically around classical Islamic Education in the 11th Century.
"This is well documented in the travelogues of scholars such as Ibn Jubayr, which is available in English" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Note: Theory of crime, and the social functionality of crime
"There's a wonderful scene for anyone who has read...Read that book Don Xiota - which is the first novel....Cervantes spent many years in Algeria, and there are many hadith in the book " -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
"Allah is with the broken hearted" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf