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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|The Art of War - "A beautiful book. Muslims should read that (Art of War) book" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf|
|The Art of War - "An important book. More Muslims should read this book" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf|
|Civilization on trial - Note: SHY quoted from this book during the ISNA 2001 lecture|
|Civilization on trial - Note: He quoted Toynbee, who said that Islam is asleep, and when it awakens, it will be a force to be reckoned with.|
|History of Bombing - Note: The author speaks of Imam Abu Hanifa as a jurist who spoke against unjust killing (Possibly the first)|
|History of Bombing - Note: How Imam Abu Hanifa was the first man (in History) to codify the rules of war.|
|The Odyssey of Homer - "Its an incredible journey home" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf|
|The Odyssey of Homer - Note: SHY mentions this book alot but never really recommends it.|
|War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning - Note: Chris Hedges was recommended in the Sandala Blog. Possibly his newer books.|
|The Illiad - Note: Shy quoted Achilles on lieing|
|The Illiad - Note: How The Illiad portrays vengeance killings|