Lecture: The Secular and the Sacred in Higher Education with Dr. John Sexton

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 Date10/6/2016
Event LocationNew York University
Event Description

Event Transcripts

Quotes Made at this Event

Jewish Theology: "It is accepted within Jewish tradition that the Prophet Muhammad was a vehicle of divine intervention."
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Lincoln`s Greatest Speech : The Second Inaugural: "He blames the civil war on the sins of the American People; visavis the black people. And people accepted his criticism."
Jewish Theology: "An Extraordinary Book"
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Jefferson Adams Correspondence: "I was reading their correspondence and it mentioned this book (George English)"
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Jewish Theology: "How traditional Judaism views Islam"
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Colonizer and the Colonized: "He was a Jewish Tunisian, who was looking at the colonization of Tunisia, as an outsider. He could see the terrible effect it had on them"
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
How Europe Underdeveloped Africa: "PDF version available here: http://abahlali.org/files/3295358-walter-rodney.pdf"
How Europe Underdeveloped Africa: "Argument - That Africa was highly educated before the Europeans destroyed it"
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
The Jefferson Adams Correspondence: "He read Bethune English's book on Islam...He actually mentions that he read Bethune's books on travels in Muslim Lands"
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Leisure the Basis of Culture: "Josef wrote a beautiful book on leisure. He argued about the contemplative, that every society needs people who have time to think"
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can`t Stop Talking: "About the importance of the introvert. So much of our culture is about extroversion, about presenting yourself, about becoming a 'win' personalty, and learning all these tricks to influence people."
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Muslim Education in Medieval Times: "Muslim education of the Middle ages is rapidly being superseded by schools university; Which are both modern and secular. The widespread movement is so recent, that it is impossible to tell how it will effect the cultural and social life of Islam."
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Lincoln`s Greatest Speech : The Second Inaugural: "If you read Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural address, it would never be allowed today"
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
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
Jewish Theology: "The Rabbi's knew that Islam is real "
Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Colonizer and the Colonized: "How the colonized can be culturally turned "