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Shaykh Hamza Yusuf interviews Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas
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Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf was born in Washington State and raised in Northern California. In 1977, he became Muslim and subsequently traveled to the Muslim world and studied for ten years in the U. A. E., Saudi Arabia, as well as North and West Africa. He received teaching licenses in various Islamic subjects from several well-known scholars in various countries. After ten years of studies abroad, he returned to the USA and took degrees in Religious Studies and Health Care. He has traveled all over the world giving talks on Islam. He also founded Zaytuna Institute which has established an international reputation for presenting a classical picture of Islam in the West and which is dedicated to the revival of traditional study methods and the sciences of Islam. Shaykh Hamza is the first American lecturer to teach in Morocco's prestigious and oldest University, the Karaouine in Fes. In addition, he has translated into modern English several classical Arabic traditional texts and poems. Shaykh Hamza currently resides in Northern California with his wife and five children.

 
By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf
Published on 02/26/2008
 


Shaykh Hamza Yusuf interviews Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf interviews Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas. From the MBC program: Rihla with Hamza Yusuf. Syed Muhammad al Naquib bin Ali bin Abdullah bin Muhsin al Attas (born September 5, 1931) is a prominent contemporary Muslim philosopher and thinker from Malaysia. He is one of the few contemporary scholars who is thoroughly rooted in the traditional Islamic sciences and who is equally competent in theology, philosophy, metaphysics, history, and literature. He is considered to be the pioneer in proposing the idea of Islamization of knowledge. For more info:
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syed_Muhammad_Naquib_al-Attas