Lectures on Social Issues

Suhaib Webb – I Can’t Breathe

Imam Suhaib Webb discusses the recent events surrounding a man dying at the hands of an NYPD officer.

Saad Tasleem – Elephant in the Room: Pornography

Shaykh Saad Tasleem discusses this sensitive topic that is rarely discussed.

Bilal Philips – Gangsterism: Busting the Gang

Shaykh Bilal Philips talks about the problem of Muslims involved in gangs and methods to stop these gangs.

Yaser Birjas – Social Discontentment: Leading Causes of Depression

Shaykh Yaser Birjas discusses how social comparisons and discontentment are the leading causes of depression.

Wisam Sharieff – Time: A Wasted Treasure

Wisam Sharieff discusses our use of time and social media in relation to pornography. As well as the effects of social media in our personal lives and our actions. Lecture from the 2013 ICNA-MAS Convention in Hartford, CT.

Kamal el Mekki – Zina, A Temptation: Zina/Adultery and its Adverse Effects on Society

Sheikh Kamal El Mekki discusses the issues pertaining to Zina/Adultery and its adverse effects on society during Day 1 of his lecture “An Itchy Heart” held at Fanar – Qatar Islamic Cultural Center on the 5th & 6th April 2013.

Kamal el Mekki – Why are they covered like that?

Sheikh Kamal El Mekki discusses the issues pertaining to Modesty and its importance to society during Day 1 of his lecture “An Itchy Heart” held at Fanar – Qatar Islamic Cultural Center on the 5th & 6th April 2013.

Ismail ibn Musa Menk – Happily Ever After: Growing Marriage for a Lifetime

“Happily Ever After – Growing Marriage for a Life Time”
Mufti Ismail Menk’s “Travelling Light” Sri Lanka Lecture Tour Series December 2012

Hamza Yusuf – The Middle Path

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf reflects on the nature of Islam as a way of life that affirms the sanctity of private property and free enterprise while avoiding the excesses of capitalism, yet, demands social concern and responsibility while rejecting the extremes of communism. In this stimulating lecture, Shaykh Hamza looks at what an alert and serious Muslim community can offer to our country to help it escape the dangerous political and economic trends that threaten not only the stability of our society but, indeed, global peace, security and stability.

Zaid Shakir – The Foundations of an American Muslim Antipoverty Movement

In this lecture Imam Zaid presents the outlines of a spiritual, social and economic movement to addresses the issue of poverty in America.

Yasir Qadhi – Challenges of Modernity

Sh. Yasir Qadhi talks about the issues of Modernity and how we can embrace it without compromising our Deen and also the concept of Family Values changing from time to time.

Nouman Ali Khan – Of Aliens and Priorities

Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan telling us we should focus on priorities that are important and do not concern with trivial aspects.

Khalid Latif – Every 2 Minutes: Sexual Violence

This Khutbah was given by Imam Khalid Latif at the Islamic Center at NYU on Friday, April 13th, 2012. April is recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness month.

Ismail ibn Musa Menk – Misconceptions of Islam

Mufti Ismail ibn Musa Menk discusses contemporary issues many non-Muslims and those who misunderstand Islam have such as the marriage of Muhammad (s) to Aisha (ra) or the Hijab.

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