Posted on 2013-08-09
In this address, Imam Zaid Shakir discusses one of the verses of fasting, “The month of Ramadan, in which the Qur’an has been revealed… (2:185).” He discusses the meaning of critical terms in this verse, the distinction the verse makes between law and ethics, and the importance of thankfulness. He concludes by urging a principled stand against the militarism of our country, which plays such a large part in the suffering of many Muslims in numerous countries ( view Part 2). San Pablo Park, Berkeley, CA.
Posted on 2013-08-09
In this Eid Al-Fitr address, Imam Zaid Shakir concludes by urging a principled stand against the militarism of our country, which plays such a large part in the suffering of many Muslims in numerous countries.
Posted on 2013-03-19
Selected Islamic Wisdoms” (Muqtatafaat Islamiyyah) is a classical Islamic manuscript containing inspirational stories and insightful admonitions from authentic sources in the Islamic religious tradition.
Available in bookstores May 2013
For more information, visit www.alafaaq.org
Copyright: Iman TV, 2013
Posted on 2012-11-20
In this lecture on Sept. 29, 2012 at United For Change 4th annual convention held in Stamford, CT., Imam Zaid Shakir presents the outlines of a spiritual, social and economic movement to addresses the issue of poverty in America.
Posted on 2012-09-16
During this event Zaytuna College's co-founders, Hatem Bazian, Zaid Shakir, and Hamza Yusuf spoke about the recent wave of unrest in Libya, Egypt and other parts of the Muslim world that was set off due to the posting of the video maligning the Prophet Mohammad (SAW). James A. Donahue (President, Graduate Theological Union) and Munir Jiwa (Assistant Professor, Graduate Theological Union) also spoke at this event which was moderated by Sandy Tolan, Associate Professor - Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at University of Southern California.
Posted on 2012-09-02
Imam Zaid Shakir's powerful talk at the Syrian rally in front of the White House on September 2nd 2012.
Posted on 2012-08-19
In this rousing address at San Pablo Park located in Berkeley, CA., Imam Zaid discusses the relationship between Ramadan and our human potential. He also examines the meaning of the terms, “...in order that you complete the period; and extoll the greatness of God for what He has guided you to; in order that you give thanks.” mentioned in one of the verses of fasting. He concludes by mentioning some of the positive contributions Islam can offer Western civilization.