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Submission Faith and Beauty

Click to enlarge...Written by the Muslim scholar, Dr. Joseph Lumbard, and co-edited by Imam Zaid Shakir and Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, this thoughtful and well-written work beautifully and succinctly summarizes the core beliefs of the Muslim faith.

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Islam is the most maligned religion in the West.…

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Treatise For The Seekers Of Guidance

The translation, notes, and commentary of Imam al-Harith al-Muhasibi’s Risala al-Mustarshidin (Treatise For The Seekers Of Guidance) by Zaid Shakir is intended to serve as a layman’s guide to Islamic spirituality. Al - Muhasibi presents most of the major ideas that would both serve as the basis for a full program of spiritual development and comprise an insightful overview of a…

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African Muslims in American History

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In this historic talk, Imam Zaid Shakir presents an insightful look at the history and presence of African Muslims in America during the twentieth century. From slavery, the early Islamically influenced pan-African movements, the Moorish Science Temple, the Nation of Islam,…

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The Unfulfilled Legacy

Click to enlarge This special selection from Zaytuna&#8217s 2005 &#8220Ethnic Jihad&#8221 Minara program
looks at how Muslims can honor and fulfill the spiritual and cultural legacy they have inherited. Imam Zaid highlights the importance of maintaining families, cultivating spirituality, and leveraging the blessings and opportunities of our time…

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Foundations of the Deen: Islam, Iman, and Ihsan

Click to enlargeIn this series of four lectures, Imam Zaid and Ustadh Abdullah focus on the foundational Muslim teachings by examining the core concepts of Islam, Iman, and Ihsan and linking these fundamentals with their noble and lofty objectives.  Recorded at a 2006 Zaytuna Minara program in Brooklyn, N.Y.,…

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Muslim Survival Guide: Advice in Three Parts

Click to enlarge In this special, three-part lecture series, Imam Zaid focuses on providing essential advice for Muslims striving to hold strong to their faith in today&#8217s context.  Each individual lecture provides practical guidance and insights in light of the unique dynamics and diverse challenges facing Muslim men, women,…

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Scattered Pictures: Reflections of an American Muslim

Click to enlargeNew Book Release by Imam Zaid Shakir. A collection of essays and articles.

Scattered Pictures can also be bought from Amazon.

“This collection of Zaid Shakir’s essays is long overdue. For some years now he has brought a clarity…

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Malcolm and Martin

Click to enlargeOn the evening of Friday Dec 2, 2005, a jubliant audience gathered at the Calvin Simmons Theatre in Oakland to share in the knowledge, wisdom, and insight of Dr. Cornel West and Imam Zaid Shakir. englightening lecture on the implications of the legacies…

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The Heirs of The Prophets (Reprint)

Click to enlarge“The Heirs of the Prophets” is an extraordinary book representing one of the many streams of traditional Islamic scholarship. In addition to huge multi-volume compendiums, many scholars also composed shorter treatises that focused, for example, on one particular statement (hadith) of the Prophet…

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What Would Malcolm Say?

Click to enlargeTracks:
1. Introduction
2. Malcolm: The Servant of Allah
3. The Risk of Being a Leader
4. The Vision of a Leader
5. The Force of Good in this World

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The Rise & Fall Of The Ummah

Click to enlargeGuided by the astute insight of notable scholar Imam Zaid Shakir, this recording provides an enlightening and incisive examination of the social, economic, cultural and political decline of the Muslim ummah as a dominate global actor. From the impact and implications of Western…

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The Inaugural Address of Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq (ra) - 16cd set

Click to enlargeOne of the greatest crises confronting our contemporary Islamic community (Ummah) is the crises of leadership. Unprincipled, unscrupulous action has become the order of the day. Such a reality is a far cry from the lofty standards established by Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq, May…

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Remember Who We Are! & Challenges of a Muslim

Click to enlargeTracks include:
Remember Who We Are!
1. Created to worship fulfilling the purpose
2. Putting things in perspective
3. Are you serving humanity?
4. We have forgotten whom we are
5. We are the best community

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Purification of the Soul 12 CD set

Click to enlargePurification of the Soul (English Audio Commentary on Al-Muhasibi’s Risalah al-Mustarshideen) (12-tape set w/ gift album) Imam Zaid Shakir *12 Audio Tapes in a gift box * Approximate Running Time: 11 Hours * New 2003 Re-Issue Edition Al-Muhasibi’s Risalah al-Mustarshideen is translated as…

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Looking Back to Look Ahead

Click to enlargeIn this series of four special lectures, Imam Zaid Shakir examines some of the most pertinent issues of our day in the light of classical Islamic political theory. Opening with an insightful overview of classical Islamic political theory, each of these four dynamic…

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Islamic Civilization: Myth or Reality? 2 CD set

Click to enlargeTalk given at the Florida Deen Intensive
Total Running Time= 130 minutes

Tracks Include:
1. Definition of Civilization
2. Islamic History in Light of Civilization
3. Islam: A Unique Understanding of Monotheism
4. Islamic Civilization is Assimilative

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Following a Madhhab

Click to enlargeOne of the greatest points of contention today is the validity of following one of the four Sunni juridical schools (madhhab). By following a madhhab, we are following the prophetic guidance more scrupulously, as we are deferring to the understanding of that guidance…

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American Power and Islam

NID CDOne CD As Muslims living in America, we oftentimes find ourselves trying to negotiate a fault-line between our religious and patriotic duties. This has been especially true in the aftermath of the horrific events of September 11, 2001, events which we are told changed the country, forever. Unfortunately, we…

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