Tariq Ramadan Lectures

The Echoes of God’s Word

“Verily we have honoured the Children of Adam. We carry them on the land and the sea, and have made provision of good things for them, and have preferred them above many of those whom We created with a marked preferment.” Quran 17:70

In the Absence of the Caliph: Muslims in Pluralistic Societies

Muslims have always lived as minorities in predominantly non-Muslim lands. And, in the best of times, they have lived well and peacefully with peoples of other faiths. This lecture will examine the European experience of Muslims after the collapse of the Ottoman sovereignty, how they fared, why they failed when they did, and the lessons they can teach us in our current situation.

In The Footsteps of the Prophet: How Muslims should Contribute to the World

Prof. Dr. Tariq Ramadan discusses how we can put the life of Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) into action in our communities to make this a better world for all of humanity.

Sharia: Myths, Facts & the U.S. Constitution

Dr. Tariq Ramadan speaks at Shura Council event on April 17, 2012 on Religious Freedom and the US Constitution.

Zatuna College Conversation

Dr. Tariq Ramadan visits Zaytuna College, part of the visiting scholars lecture series, and discusses a wide variety of topics including Islam in academia, politics, philosophy, logic, rationality, the Muslim tradition and Islamic education.

Speaking Truth and Building Power

One of the popular phrases found in activist circles is “speaking truth to power.” The importance of doing so is alluded to in the prophetic hadith, “The best Jihad is a word of truth in the face of a tyrannical ruler.” However, to really bring an Islamic voice to bear on the issues of the day we are going to have to build power. In this lecture, Tariq Ramadan, one of this generation’s towering intellectuals, addresses these twin issues. Why must we continue to speak truth to power, and what are the means by which we can build our own moral, spiritual and intellectual power? Finally, what are some of the avenues open to us to join our strength with other communities to help create a moral counterweight to an increasingly amoral politics?

Thou Shalt Not Kill: The Sacred Law of Islam

Dr. Tariq Ramadan explains why terrorism has no place in Islam.

Rethinking Islamic Reform

Tariq Ramadan starts at the 1 hour mark.

To be a Europeon Muslim

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Europeon Muslims

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