Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Lectures on Islamic Thought and Tradition

Farid Esack (University of Johannesburg) - "Islam and Ethics"

 

Seyyed Hossein Nasr (George Washington University) and Tu Weiming (Harvard University) - "Confucian-Islamic Dialogue" Part 1

 

Seyyed Hossein Nasr (George Washington University) and Tu Weiming (Harvard University) - "Confucian-Islamic Dialogue" Part 2

 

Abdulaziz Sachedina (George Mason University) - "End of Life Decisions: Culture and Tradition in Islam"

 

Jonathan Brown (Georgetown University) - "Sharia Law and the Modern World: A Talk on Islamic Justice"

 

Daromir Rudnyckyj (University of Victoria) - "Debating Islam, Consuming Finance: Islamic Banking, Halal Food, and Religious Authenticity in Contemporary Malaysia"

 

Waleed El-Ansary (Xavier University) - "The Spiritual Significance of Jihad in Islamic Economics"

 

Simonetta Calderini (Roehampton University) - "Citing the Past to Address the Present: Authorities and Unexpected Interlocutors on Female Leadership of Salat"

 

Chris Taylor (Boston University) - "Islamic Charity in India Today: The Revival and Re-Invention of Zakat in a Liberalizing Economy"

 

Rumee Ahmed (University of British Columbia) - "Finding the Ethical in Islamic Law"

 

Matthew Pierce (Centre College) - "Loving Fatima: Gender, Religious Devotion, and Islamic Sectarianism"

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