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The Lamppost Education Initiative provides a window into the rich Islamic tradition through the eyes of contemporary American Muslim scholars, intellectuals, activists, and leaders. We offer live seminars, online courses, thought-provoking articles and essays, and exclusive videos dealing with the topics of Islam, Muslims, and the socio-cultural dynamics of American society. Our contributors offer expert analysis of current events which affect Muslims in the West, as well as offerings in the classical Islamic disciplines.

Murshid Al-Qari' A Reader's Guide to Classical Muslim Religious Literature in English

A Ground breaking new work from Dr. Khalid Yahya Blankinship-Available Exclusively at Lamppost

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Self-Study Courses

With our courses you study at your own pace. Perfect for working mothers, students, or anyone trying to learn more about our Deen.

Easy to use interface

Our classes are easy to use. Powerpoint presentations, Mp4 or Mp3 formats that you can use on multiple devices including computers, tablets, and smart phones.

Muslim American Scholars

Featuring some of the foremost Muslim Scholars and Teachers in America today. Our scholars provide analysis based in the Qur'an and Sunnah of our Prophet (saws) with a clear understanding of the Western context we live in today.

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This enables you to study your material offline. Download it to your computer and the material is yours to keep.

Lamppost Videos

Exclusive Videos of Muslim American Scholars

"Lamppost has started an amazing initiative and that initiative is to support and make accessible the knowledge of indigenous American scholars."
Imam Zaid Shakir
Zaytuna College

"Muslim Funeral Guide"

“Muslim Funeral Guide: A Muslim Reflection on Your Death & Afterlife” by Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali. Order your copy of this unique work today. 

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