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The Theology of Islamic Art

In late 2017, Zaytuna College, America’s only Muslim liberal arts college, invited three artists: Eleanor Aisha Holland, Abdulatif Whiteman, and Oludamini Ogunnaike, to spark a thought-provoking discussion. The topic was one rarely discussed before in Islamic religious circles: the connection between Islamic art and its theological tradition. Modernity Against Tradition Modern Islamic culture has fallen into the cut-and-paste mould that […]

VIDEO: Sins of the Heart, Imam Nahlawi’s Uncovered Pearls

A two-part course with Shaykh Faraz Khan on the sins of the heart from Imam Nahlawi’s Uncovered Pearls on the Lawful and Prohibited, A Manual on Ethics, Character, and Creed. Imam Nahlawi was a Damascene scholar of the last century (d.1931CE/1350AH) whose book is a notable contribution to the Islamic legal and ethical canon. The sections […]

Lessons From Medina – The Creed, Politics, and Ethics of Islam

When the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) entered Yathrib, it was renamed ‘Medina’, meaning ‘city’. This change marked the beginning of a shift of focus in revelation; the foundations of faith laid in Mecca would now rapidly take on many new pillars of outward practice. In other words, the city of Medina would […]

Video: How to Read a Book, Part 2 by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Video: How to Read a Book, Part 2 by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf “How to Read a Book, Part 2”, a Zaytuna Faculty Lecture by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf. The Zaytuna Faculty Lecture Series presents lectures by Zaytuna College faculty members exploring a variety of contemporary topics. See also: Video: How to Read a Book by Shaykh […]

Video: How to Read a Book by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf – Part 1

Video: How to Read a Book by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf – Part 1 “How to Read a Book”, a Zaytuna Faculty Lecture by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf. The Zaytuna Faculty Lecture Series presents lectures by Zaytuna College faculty members exploring a variety of contemporary topics. How to Read a Book by Mortimer J. Adler

Video: “The Irony of Democracy” – Zaytuna Faculty Lecture by Imam Zaid Shakir

“The Irony of Democracy”, a Zaytuna Faculty Lecture by Imam Zaid Shakir The Irony of Democracy, can it be resolved? A Zaytuna Faculty Lecture by Imam Zaid Shakir. The Zaytuna Faculty Lecture Series presents lectures by Zaytuna College faculty members exploring a variety of contemporary topics.http://www.zaytunacollege.org/

Zaytuna College, Year One: Making Faith and Learning Coexist

Zaytuna College, Year One: Making Faith and Learning Coexist Zaytuna College has completed its first year. Its inaugural class of students share their reflections about the experience. Support Zaytuna: http://www.zaytunacollege.org/give

How Do We Respond? Part 3 – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf – Sandala Productions

How Do We Respond? Part 1 – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf How Do We Respond? Part 2 – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf How Do We Respond? Part 3 – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf 6. Strengthen our community centers. One of the most important things we must do is strengthen our community centers, but this is not possible without […]

Year End Message from Shaykh Hamza Yusuf – Zaytuna College

Dear all, As-Salaam ‘Alaykum. All of us at Zaytuna hope that you enjoyed a successful past year, and we pray that Allah increases His blessings upon you in the coming year.   I am writing this letter to you because you donated so generously to Zaytuna College in the past. Without your help, the significant […]

Attend Zaytuna College Online Open House with Imam Zaid | Thursday, Dec. 2 at 5:30pm

Attend Zaytuna College Online Open House with Imam Zaid | Thursday, Dec. 2 at 5:30pm Zaytuna College’s Online Open Houses are a series of informational sessions designed as an opportunity for parents, students, and educators to learn more details about the Bachelor’s degree programs offered by Zaytuna and pose their questions to college administrators. Each […]