Jonathan Brown Lectures

Sharia and the Modern World

Dr. Jonathan A.C. Brown explains Islamic law and it’s application in contemporary times.

Hadith: Between Muslim Conviction & Western Criticism

Finding a hard time to accept hadith? Dr. Jonathan brown discusses hadith and criticism of hadith. From the Zaytuna conference, Reclaiming Our Faith: Negotiating Modern Theological Fault Lines held in Anaheim, California on May 25, 2013.

Islamophobia in the Making

Dr. Jonathan Brown talks about Islamophobia at the IamY convention in 2012.

Hadith: Muhammad’s Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World

Islam and Authors welcomes Jonathan A. C. Brown, author of Hadith: Muhammad’s Legacy in the Medieval and Modern World. Brown’s Hadith book is new, comprehensive and accessible introduction to hadith- the transmitted reports about Muhammad’s words and actions. The bulk of Islamic law rests upon hadith reports. With the current controversies over sharia, Brown’s Hadith book is extremely relevant. It explains both Western and traditional Islamic approaches to hadith, has extremely informative charts and an easy-to-read format, and covers both Sunni and Shia views of hadith.

Abiding Stereotypes About the Prophet Muhammad in the Medieval and Modern West

Jonathan Brown examines the historical misunderstandings about the Prophet Muhammad’s life to kick off the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies Spring 2011 Lecture Series. Recorded on February 15, 2011.

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