Lecture: Islam & the Western World - An Interfaith Dialogue

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Lecture Details

Event Date1/20/2001
Event LocationCapital Hill, Washington, USA
Event Description

Event Transcripts

Quotes Made at this Event

Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas - "I recommend for all of you to read" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Biography of Benjamin Franklin - Note: How Ben Franklin felt that mistreated prisoners were better off under Muslim custody
Life of Muhammad - "Mediocore and not good" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
Life of Muhammad - Note: Mentioned not recommended. Amazon doens`t sell it. it was published in the 18th century.
The American Spirit - Note: Oscar Straus was the US ambasador to Turkey. He had a lot to say about Islam and the Ottoman Empire. SHY mentions him in passing and his book `4 administrations`
Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas - Note: How Muslims first came over on Slave Ships to America
The Koran by George Sale - "It is a reasonably good Quran" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Koran by George Sale - Note: SHY owns an original copy of this text from 1734