Posts tagged with "Islamophobia"



Videos · 20. April 2019
Dr. Abou El Fadl presents his original Quranic commentary (tafsir) on Surah 98: Al Bayyinah and the levels of meanings and understandings beyond the typical English translations. In the introduction, Director Grace Song discusses her early days as a Muslim convert and discovering the tradition of knowledge and how it had the effect as an antidote to "checklist mentality" she encountered at the mosque. She addresses the confusions around a convert's experiences and expectations vis a vis Islamic...
Videos · 16. March 2019
Part 1: Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl continues his original Quranic commentaries (tafsir) covering Surah 99: Al Zalzalah, a surah which confirms that people will see the consequences of their actions, both large and small, and the implications of this. Includes important discussions on hadith methodology and abuses of taking hadith without proper technical training, as is common among modern day Muslims. He also discusses Islamophobia and its use of recurring themes and tropes to instill doubt among...
Videos · 21. April 2018
Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl engages a private audience on the challenges confronting Muslims and Islam in America, the Islamophobia network, and the what it will take to turn the tide of hatred against Muslims today. He discusses the current intellectual state of Muslims, its educational institutions and what it takes to be an effective Islamic intellectual in modern times--those who have mastered both the Islamic tradition as well as the modern systems of knowledge in a particular context, from...
Videos · 17. March 2018
A Conversation with Khaled Beydoun and Salam Al-Marayati on Islamophobia and Power moderated by Khaled Abou El Fadl. What is the role of American Muslim organizations via-a-vis political power, the racialization of Muslims and Islamophobia? What has been the experience of MPAC as an American Muslim Organization and what model does MPAC set for American Muslims? How do we analyze and critique the role of American Muslim organizations in light of Islamophobia? These are complex questions where we...

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