Lessons from Ashura: Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali

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It is important that people who hold public office believe in God, it is even more important that they believe in Islam, and I don't mean people who just look Muslim, but people who believe in Islamic mores

 

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“There is No Male-Preference in Islamic Law”-Shaykh Muhammad Ta’wil translated by Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali. Click link for more details

Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali

He holds a Ph.D. in Cultural and Historical Studies in Religion (2016) and an M.A. in Ethics and Social Theory (2012) from the Graduate Theological Union. He  obtained his B.A. (ijaza ‘ulya) in Islamic Law (Shariah) from the prestigious Al-Qarawiyin University of Fes, Morocco in 2001. He served as full time Islamic chaplain at the State Correctional Institute of Chester, PA from 2002-2007, and is the founding director of the Lamppost Education Initiative. He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Islamic law and Prophetic Tradition at Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California. His research interests include the interconnection between law and identity formation, comparative Islamic law, and Islam’s role in the modern world.
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