Lecture: Deen Intensive 2018: Contextualizing Sacred Law

Information about a lecture Shaykh Hamza gave. Organizes quotes he made, books recommended, a transcript. Llick the Lecture CD image see where you can purchase the CD set.

Lecture Details

Event Date7/25/2018
Event LocationKonya, Turkey
Event Description7 Part Series on Deenstream here: https://deenstream.vhx.tv/sacred-law-in-context-shaykh-hamza-yusuf

Event Transcripts

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Quotes Made at this Event

A Study of History: "Admits that Ibn Khaldoon is his major influence"
A Study of History: "Mentioned in the "Special Address" Speech"
When Christians First Met Muslims: A Sourcebook of the Earliest Syriac Writings on Islam: "This is an important book, because most historical orientalist books are based on Byzantium sources, which are always anti-Islamic. This book uses Islamic Sources"
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
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
Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires: "If you haven't read Juan Cole's book, "Mohammad: The Prophet of Peace, Amid the Clash of Empires, It's an excellent book.  I mean I recently read it and I actually had a meeting with the author and I was just so impressed with how he showed clearly that the Prophet SAW was far from a warmonger which we know that he really was constantly looking for avenues of peace. "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
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
The Screwtape Letters: "Referenced "
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. "
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The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America: "I highly recommend you read "The Triple Package", by the author who wrote "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom" "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires: "I felt like I was reading the seerah for the first time.  I highly recommend all of our listeners get one of Cole’s book. "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Screwtape Letters: "How Shaytan can corrupt a scholar - (ie pride) "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
A Study of History: "Recommends "Islam and the West", which is a chapter in the book "A study of History" "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires: "About how the Prophet(SAW)'s political stance changed in Medina "
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Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires: "A beautiful book that just came out recently by Juan Cole, who's a brilliant scholar of Islam in the United States...he makes a very compelling argument that the prophet said and did everything to avoid war.  That he was not somebody that was a war monger by any stretch. "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America: "If you want to read a really interesting book, a book that was contentious, but I later found to be (good) "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America: "Shaykh Hamza has mentioned this book multiple times in multiple programs. "
Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations: "If you want to read a really good book on this subject, then read Political Tribes "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Definitive Journals of Lewis and Clark, Vol 8: Over the Rockies to St. Louis: "How aboriginal people will remain in a Fitra state, even if they are in a state of war.  Louis and Clark would always have a woman with them, as it stoped tribes from killing them outright. "
The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America: "SHY relates the "Triple Package" to Pakistani Muslims in America "
"if you saw Saw, then shame on you "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf