Muslims need to understand that it is possible to both defend a fellow community group unconditionally from political persecution and structural oppression, while simultaneously also offering critical and qualified support for the content of their campaigns, as and where they differ from fundamental Islamic parameters.
Written by Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali and originally published on http://www.lamppostproductions.com/. Republished with author's permission. If you find yourself wounded at sea, there is a high probability sharks will attack you. That's how I would describe many of the antagonists who assailed Shaykh Hamza Yusuf after his recent gaffe at RIS 2016. Besides a […]
This post was written by Nadirah Angail (@NadirahAngail) and originally posted at her blog. Ya know, I’m not very familiar with Sheikh Hamza Yusuf. When I say “not very familiar,” I mean I used to think he was the guy who formerly went by the name Cat Stevens. (Embarrassing, I know.) So when it comes […]
Embed from Getty Images By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. – Proverbs, 31:8-9 As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul [Read More...]
The Truthdig columnist and the Islamic scholar review how Western interests have shaped Muslim societies and how terror groups have perverted Islam.
Peaceful Muslims who live outside the United States think American society "has gone completely insane" over LGBT issues, Sheikh Hamza Yusuf said on a Monday panel hosted by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission...
In this web extra, leading Muslim scholar Sheikh Hamza Yusuf says Americans “are not always the good guys”.
Mehdi Hasan speaks to leading Muslim scholar Sheikh Hamza Yusuf about the roots of radicalisation.
We ask a former head of counterterrorism at MI6, and speak to Sheikh Hamza Yusuf about the roots of radicalisation.
MeccaOne Radio special interview for the special Zaytuna Minara Program // For generations, the American Muslim community has continually grown and evolved. Beginning with the emergence of African Muslims in colonial times, followed by waves of diverse...
Khutba Recorded at MCA on Friday, Dec 2nd. Zaytuna Institute is a non-profit, educational institute and school founded and run by people committed to reviving time-tested methods of educating and transforming human beings.
I've seen my share of porn, and it's never made me want to blow someone up. Not everyone is so lucky, says Hamza Yusuf, née Mark Hanson, an Islamic scholar who is the co-founder of an Islamic liberal-arts college in Berkeley, California,...Show More Summary
Sheikh Hamza Yusuf Exposes the lies of ISIS during his Friday Sermon Muslims Scholars Destroy the Theological Arguments Behind ISIS ISIS’s use of Islamic scripture to justify their actions is completely illegitimate. This is important for muslims and non-muslims alike as it shows that simply using ‘this is what it says in the Qur’an’ is […]
Lecture by Shaykh HamzaYusuf | Transcribed by Anonymous [The following is the video and transcript of Shaykh Hamza Yusuf's lecture entitled 'Fair Trade Commerce for a Better World.' The transcript includes slight modifications for the sake of readability and clarity]. The video of this talk can be viewed here. All praise be to All?h....
Social media is abuzz with the large congregational prayers for rain (?al?h ul-istisqa) held in Bay Area under the patronage of im?m Hamza Yusuf, im?m Zaid Shakir, im?m Tahir Anwar and other esteemed scholars. Most Muslims already know and are greatly pleased by the response from the heavens with rain showers hitting the Bay Area... Show More Summary
by Robert P. George Co-authored with Hamza Yusuf Spetember 10, 2013 (thePublicDiscourse) - A bit more than a year ago, we made public here on Public Discourse a letter we had sent to the chief executive officers of our nation’s largest hotel chains, respectfully asking them to stop offering pornography…
It seemed like all the (American and other) Muslim heavyweights came out for the 50th annual Islamic Society of North American convention this past Labor Day weekend in Washington, D.C. From Sh. Hamza Yusuf to former ISNA President Dr. Ingrid Mattson to Ta’leef Collective’s Usama Canon — it was a weekend for deep conversations (and [Read More...]
Over the past few weeks, I’ve had to spend a lot of time thinking about Hamza Yusuf. In a recent academic article, Mahdi Tourage places Hamza Yusuf and myself at opposite ends of the spectrum of white male converts: Yusuf represented the shining white superstar of American Islam, and I was the undesirable asshole. Show More Summary
What's the point of social media when you don't actually interact, exchange ideas and learn from others.
The Prophet Muhammad (s): Mercy To Humanity // With Shaykh Hamza Yusuf & Imam Zaid Shakir