The ‘Talking With Teachers’ Podcast will reveal insights into the unique contributions of famous and less-known scholars and teachers. Hosted by Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali, an Associate Professor at Zaytuna College and the Founding Director of the Lamppost Education Initiative (Lamppost).
Each episode will discuss key features of our guests’ academic journey and explore a particular thinker’s key intellectual/cultural contributions. Guests will primarily be Muslim scholars, Imams, and others of note from the community.
The seventh episode of this podcast will be aired on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024. Please be sure to sign up for our newsletter for updates and subscribe to our YouTube Channel
Episode 7 For Season 1: Ustadha Zaynab Ansari
Episode 6 For Season 1: Imam Dawud Walid
Episode 5 For Season 1: Shaykha Tamara Gray
Episode 4 For Season 1: Mustafa Briggs
Episode 3 For Season 1: Shaykh Abdullah Hakim Quick
Episode 2 For Season 1: Dr. Ali Ataie
Available NOW: A Return To Purity In Creed. The last book written by Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazzali.
The Lamppost Education Initiative has made this work available once again. It is now available on Amazon to enable readers in the UK and Canada as well as the US to have easier access to this classic work. Please click the link for more details.
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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 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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