Lecture: Medina and Athena: Restoring a Lost Legacy

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 Date12/8/2019
Event LocationBerkeley California
Event DescriptionBoth Catholic and Islamic thought draw from a common Ancient Philosophical tradition, interpreted during the Middle Ages. The Common Heritage Series is part of a new partnership between Zaytuna College and the Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology which brings faculty and students together in exploration of this shared heritage. Renovatio, a co-sponsor of these events, published "Medina and Athena: Restoring a Lost Legacy" by Hamza Yusuf in its Spring 2019 issue.

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Quotes Made at this Event

Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam: "it`s really a fascinating book -- but one of the things he says in there is that the Islamic civilization was a civilization probably more than any other historically that really was centered around knowledge the ideal of knowledge."
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam: "Inquiring minds should peruse Franz Rosenthal's Knowledge Triumphant, a wonderful study on the centrality of knowledge in the Islamic world. "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam: "He couldn't find any civilization in history, like the Islamic civilization, because it put the pursuit of knowledge at the forefront of its existence."
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Rise of Colleges: Institutions of Learning in Islam and the West: "I recommend you read this book, if you're interested in this field."
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam: "Regarding Franz's statement that the Islamic Civilization is the one that takes knowledge the most seriously. "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam: "As far as he could tell, he could find no other other civilization, whose entire reason for existence was for the pursuit of, the development of, and the transmission of knowledge "
Shaikh Hamza Quoting from the book
Law of Octaves, The: "Sh Hamza mentioned 'the Law of Octaves', but I'm not sure if this is the correct book i've linked. "
Rise of Colleges: Institutions of Learning in Islam and the West: "The rise of rational thought in Europe, coincides with the rise of the same in Muslim and Jewish thought "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam: "Knowledge was the basis of The Islamic Civilization "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf