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Shaykh Hamza Yusuf: Islam is Not an Ideology (Sandala Productions)

April 1, 2011 by


The Sin Tax of Ignoring Syntax By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf “If a profligate comes to you with news, make sure you understand it (tabayyanu) and make sure you know it indeed happened (tathabbatu), or else you will attack people out of ignorance and end up in great remorse” (Qur’an 49:6).1 How many fault-finders of statements […]

Characteristics to be Avoided: Love of the World by Imam Zaid Shakir (New Islamic Directions)

February 6, 2011 by


Characteristics to be Avoided: Love of the World By Imam Zaid Shakir A. Love of the World in a blameworthy sense is to love it to such an extent that it moves from being a means to Paradise and becomes an end, the obsession with which leads to Hell. A.1. Three Types of Praise for […]

Qur’an defeats Muslim Barbarism – Imam Zaid Shakir (Emel)

January 11, 2011 by


Qur’an defeats Muslim Barbarism By Imam Zaid Shakir Issue 75 December 2010   There has to be an honest and faithful understanding of the Qur’an. One of the fundamental assumptions driving the current demonization of Islam and Muslims in the West is the idea that acts of wanton violence undertaken by isolated Muslim individuals, or […]

Listening the Prophet – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf (Introduction to “The Content of Character”, collected by Shaykh al-Amin Ali Mazrui)

September 7, 2010 by


Listening to the Prophet (sallahu alayhi wa sallam) By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf [In his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. passionately hoped that his children would “one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their […]