Reflections On Death: Abdullah bin Hamid Ali

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"Allah didn't create us for this world. He created us for Jannah, this is our true home."


The COVID-19 crises has made death seem so much closer to us. How do we deal with the stress and anxiety that so many people are now experiencing due to the pandemic. In this video, Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali gives some moving, personal, and thoughtful reflections on death from the Islamic perspective.

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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 a assistant 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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