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Lecture: Special Address (to Zaytuna College)

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Lecture Details

Event Date2/23/2016
Event LocationCalifornia
Event DescriptionZaytuna College President, Hamza Yusuf has just returned from several weeks of travel that included stops in Toronto for RIS and in Marrakech, Morocco, for a conference co-sponsored by the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, led by Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah. The conference resulted in the Marrakech Declaration, which commits Muslim scholars and intellectuals to develop a more inclusive concept of citizenship that protects the rights of religious minorities in Muslim lands. During this session, he will outline the global intellectual challenges facing Muslims today, especially in relation to his most recent travels and activities.

Event Transcripts


SHY Book Recommendations made at this Event

Recommendations
A Study of History

Quotes Made at this Event

A Study of History - "

The only person who I know,who ever read the whole thing (unabridged) is Dr. Umar Farooq.  I myself only read the abridged version, I did read it several times.

" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
A Study of History - Note: Admits that Ibn Khaldoon is his major influence
A Study of History - Note: Mentioned in the "Special Address" Speech
A Study of History - "He quoted Arnold Toynbee: That any civilization on its way out, begins to use profanities." -Shaikh Hamza Quoting from the book
A Study of History - "Toynbee - Any civilization on the way out, they move to profanities. And the upperclass will begin to talk like the commoners." -Shaikh Hamza Quoting from the book