Islamophobia often sparks from the misguided actions of extremists. These sparks are further ignited by the rampant efforts of certain people and organizations who constantly bring attention to the actions of those on the periphery. They are successful at bringing threats from distant groups, like ISIS, to the forefront of the conversations about Islam in America. Sh. Saad Tasleem addresses how we can actively combat and rectify this, and deal with the Islamophobia and Islamophobes.
Shaykh Omar lends some support to those of us feeling like we cannot openly participate in our Religion’s beautiful practices.
In this Khutbah (sermon), Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses the recent trials facing the Muslims at the eve of Anti-Muslim rhetoric in the American Election run-up and the backlash after the recent Paris bombings. Dr. Qadhi provides two practical ways Muslims can face and overcome such trials and challenges in America (and globally).
In this halaqah, Imam Suhaib Webb reflects on the current political and social environment Islam and Muslims currently face in America and the West in general regarding Islamophobia and violent extremism.
Imam Suhaib Webb discusses why it is important to respond to those who attack Islam.
With the rise of “Islamophobia” in the past ten years, we have also seen a drastic rise in converts to Islam. Our distress has brought da‘wah to our doorsteps. In this lecture Shaykh Yasir Qadhi teaches us how to rise from the shadows and preserve our dignity through the truth of Islam.
Ustadh Wisam Sharieff explains how we ourselves should be inviting people to do good deeds and to the correct path with the best of manners. This includes dawah to Muslims and non-Muslims.
Hamza Andreas Tzortzis discusses Sharia in our modern world and the opinions from society. Is it barbaric? Is it misunderstood? He discusses these issues.
Dr. Jonathan Brown talks about Islamophobia at the IamY convention in 2012.
“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
Looking into four misconceptions the West had with Islam when it first encountered with Islam. You can trace a lot of the “problems” today between “Islam and the West” to these four early misconceptions.
In light of the global assault and series of insults targeted on our beloved prophet Muhammed (saaws), Sheikh Tawfique Chowdhury informs the world why he is the greatest man that ever lived (saaws) and why we Muslims love him so much (saaws). This emotion clip was filmed during the Friday sermon held Fanar – Qatar Islamic Center.
In this Khutbah, Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan discusses the recent events in the Muslim world surrounding the protests of an anti-Islam video.
Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him.
Shaykh Yasir Qadhi shares stores from the time of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) in relation to the current state of Muslims in the West with Islamophobia.
Dr. Altaf Husain discusses the Rights and Freedoms of Muslims in America.
Full event video (features other speakers)
From the 2010 Global Peace & Unity Event
Audio is of poor quality.