This page lists information about a lecture Shaykh Hamza gave. It organizes what quotes he made, which books he recommended, and links to a transcript, if one is available.
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|Event Location||Zaytuna College, California|
|Event Description||A conversation on our primordial nature with Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah, the American Muslim theologian and scholar, and Hamza Yusuf, president of Zaytuna College and editor-in-chief of Renovatio. Our prophetic tradition teaches that every child is born with a natural disposition, or fitra. The great minds of all religious traditions grounded their outlook about human beings in this universal reality. Today, however, this profound first principle has been lost, and our distinctiveness as human beings is challenged by contemporary fields, from biology to psychology to social sciences and beyond. How do we then know the truth of our shared natural disposition? In other words, how do we learn to be human?|
|Between Two Ages: America`s Role in the Technetronic Era - Note: Living between two ages|
|The Tao of Islam: A Sourcebook on Gender Relationships in Islamic Thought - Note: Dr. Umar recommended and Shaykh Hamza agreed this was a good book|
|Lo And Behold: Reveries of the Connected World - Note: Available free here: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x54p62l|
|Lo And Behold: Reveries of the Connected World - "An Amazing documentary on the origins of the Internet" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf|
|The Tao of Islam: A Sourcebook on Gender Relationships in Islamic Thought - "
Not recommended, but mentioned as a reference book." -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf