"The majority of our ulema, are just trying to hold on to this tradition, and they're not really engaging the intellectual ideas of the world.
...You cannot deal with obfuscations, with all of these philosophical problems, If you don’t understand them.
I don’t want to hear someone who has a degree in Shariah, give me a legal ruling about Evolution. I don’t want to hear them do that. I want somebody who knows Islamic Theology really well and who knows evolutionary biology really well, at a very high level, I want to hear THEIR opinion.
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf