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Lecture: Islamic Theology 2013

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Lecture Details

Event Date1/1/2013
Event LocationHayward, California
Event Description

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Event Transcripts


Quotes Made at this Event

The Measure of Everything - Note: Numerals are the secret to the West`s power
Discover Magazine - "It's worth reading the article" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Discover Magazine - Note: A discussion on how scientests were allowed to visit the Vatican and witness the "Incorruptibles" - Those Saints who's bodies have not decomposed. SHY was discussing this particular article (Jun 2001 Magazine) -> href="http://discovermagazine.com/2001/jun/featsaints#.UoUHr9KkrVg
The Presence of other Worlds - "It's an Interesting Book" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Measure of Everything - Note: How the premodern world did not use exact measurements. The foot, span, Cubit. But now everything is measured and there was an initial fight against the decimal system and people don't know that.
Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why - Note: Someone asked a question about the Bible, and Shaykh Hamza recommended this book for more details on the historical inaccuracy of the Bible.
The Presence of other Worlds - "A fascinating book" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Measure of Everything - Note:

"If you don't believe me, then you should read", he was talking about how the secret to the west is in their math, and their numbers.

If all you take away from this talk, is what I say next, it's enough. Imam Malik Said: "I knew a people who had no faults and they preoccupied their selves with the faults of others, and God gave them faults. I knew another people who had faults and they preoccupied themselves with purifying their faults and ignored the faults of others; and God removed their faults." -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
I have personally seen amazing things on Nisfu-Shaban (Urdu:Shab-e-Barat) -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
I have a teacher from every single Islamic country. -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf

I'm not a big fan of modern writing.  Including my own.

-Shaikh Hamza Yusuf