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Human Origins and Evolution—Dr. Nazir Khan

Human Origins and Evolution—Dr. Nazir Khan  In his article published by Yaqeen Institute on evolution, Human Origins – Part 2: Evolution and the Failures of Naturalism, Dr. Nazir Khan discusses the concept of evolution; and the frequent debate on whether it is compatible or not with religious doctrine. It is difficult to discern when there…

Yaqeen Institute Research Publication on Evolution: Is It Compatible with Islam?

Islam, like most religions, has its own set of beliefs and practices that shape the understanding of its followers. One of the socially-perceived controversial issues in Islam is the relationship between religion and science, specifically the understanding of evolution. While some scholars argue that Islam is incompatible with the theory of evolution, others argue that…

Hatem Bazian on the Importance of Experience– Erasing the Human: Collapse of the Postcolonial World and Refugee Immigration Crisis

Dr. Hatem Bazian is a Palestinian-American academic and activist who was born in Jerusalem in 1964. He is the co-founder and professor of Islamic Law and Theology at Zaytuna College, the first accredited Muslim liberal arts college in the United States, and is also a senior lecturer in the Departments of Near Eastern and Ethnic…

Hatem Bazian: Palestine… It is Something Colonial

In 1902, Theodor Herzl, the founder of political Zionism, wrote to Cecil Rhodes, the Minister of Colonies for Great Britain: “You are being invited to help make history. It doesn’t involve Africa, but a piece of Asia Minor; not Englishmen but Jews … How, then, do I happen to turn to you since this is…

Hatem Bazian Announces Release of 2022 Islamophobia Studies Journal

 Hatem Bazian Announces Release of 2022 Islamophobia Studies Journal Dr. Hatem Bazian of University of California Berkeley founded the Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project at the Center for Race and Gender at UC Berkeley. He also serves as an Editorial Board Member for the Islamophobia Studies Journal (ISJ). The ISJ is a bi-annual publication that…

What Islam Says About Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). In the United States, DVAM was launched in October of 1987 as a way to connect and unite individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues while raising awareness for those issues. Domestic violence is prevalent in every community around the world. Across races, religions, and nationalities, one…

Yaqeen Institute October Publication: “Islam and the LGBT Question: Reframing the Narrative”

In the month of October 2022, Yaqeen Institute published an article titled “Islam and the LGBT Question: Reframing the Narrative.” This research article was classified under politics and practical theology and contemporary ideologies. The article is based on a video presentation by Dr. Carl Sharif El-Tobgui on Blogging Theology with Paul Williams, which was held…

Professor Jasmin Zine, Author of ‘Under Siege – Islamophobia and the 9/11 Generation’ Interview by Dr. Hatem Bazian

Professor Zine Explains Muslim Self-Censorship Among Muslims Part of the “9/11 Generation” Professor Zine spoke on the sense of censorship that is created from Muslims who grew up as part of the “9/11 generation.” Being hyper-sensitive and hyper-aware of the stereotypes and tropes as youth growing up in America, surrounded by said stereotypes and tropes,…

Dr. Hatem Bazian Converses with Naved Bakali and Farid Hafez

On September 8, Dr. Hatem Bazian hosted a conversation on his Facebook page with Naved Bakali and Farid Hafez on the new edited book, The Rise of Global Islamophobia in the War on Terror: Coloniality, Race, and Islam. This book discusses how anti-Muslim racism, or Islamophobia, is influenced by local economies, power structures and histories.…

Professor Hatem Bazian Headlines AMP SoCal Conference

Saturday, October 8th, Dr. Hatem Bazian headlined a half day conference and gala dinner in Southern California hosted by American Muslims for Palestine called Palestine: Action Towards Liberation. Alongside other pioneers for the Palestine movement in America, like Taher Herzallah and Osama Abuirshaid, he spoke on the progression of the Palestine movement in the U.S.…

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