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Lecture: War and Peace

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Lecture Details

Event Date1/1/2005
Event LocationCalifornia, USA
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Quotes Made at this Event

History of Bombing - Note: The author speaks of Imam Abu Hanifa as a jurist who spoke against unjust killing (Possibly the first)
History of Bombing - Note: How Imam Abu Hanifa was the first man (in History) to codify the rules of war.
The Odyssey of Homer - "Its an incredible journey home" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Odyssey of Homer - Note: SHY mentions this book alot but never really recommends it.
The Illiad - Note: Shy quoted Achilles on lieing
The Illiad - Note: How The Illiad portrays vengeance killings
War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning - Note: Chris Hedges was recommended in the Sandala Blog. Possibly his newer books.
Civilization on trial - Note: SHY quoted from this book during the ISNA 2001 lecture
The Art of War - "A beautiful book. Muslims should read that (Art of War) book" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Art of War - "An important book. More Muslims should read this book" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Civilization on trial - Note: He quoted Toynbee, who said that Islam is asleep, and when it awakens, it will be a force to be reckoned with.

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