Events

Mar 8 - 9

2019-03-08 18:30:00 2019-03-08 17:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Academic Conference on "Halal and Tayyib: Rethinking the Ethical" Please join us for the inaugural academic conference of Zaytuna College Center for Ethical Living and Learning, “Halal and Tayyib: Rethinking the Ethical.” The conference seeks to address some of the ethical challenges posed by modern systems of production and consumption. We will discuss, among other things, the pressing issues of sustainability, the environment, and treatment of animals in light of the rich intellectual and historical resources of the Islamic tradition.  The Center for Ethical Living and Learning aims to revive and popularize ways of life that conform to prophetic ethical standards. Programs offered by the Center include academic conferences and research, public workshops and lectures, experiential learning, and practical demonstration projects.   The Center was made possible through generous funding from the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of North America (IFANCA). Conference Agenda March 8 Doors Open and Refreshments: 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Welcome Address: Imam Dawood Yasin Keynote Speech: TBD March 9 Panel 1: “The Challenges of Islamic-Based Sustainability Practices in the Modern Industrial World”  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Moderator: Dr. Hatem Bazian (UC Berkeley & Zaytuna College)Dr. Ingrid Mattson (Huron University College and Western University)Dr. Nurcan Atalan (Skidmore College)Dr. Khalid Kadir (UC Berkeley)Lunch and Dhuhr Break 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Panel 2: “All of You Are Shepherds: Islamic Animal Husbandry in Modern Pastures” 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Moderator: Imam Dawood YasinOthman Llewellyn (Saudi Wildlife Authority)Dr. Sarra Tlili (University of Florida)Nuri Friedlander (Phillips Exeter)Panel 3: “Faith-Based Food Entrepreneurship: Envisioning an Uncompromised Bottom Line” 3:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Moderator: Imam Zaid ShakirAdnan Durrani (CEO and Founder, Saffron Road)Mokhtar Alkhanshali (CEO and Founder, Port of Mokha) Click here to RSVP 2401 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley, CA, USA Zaytuna College

Academic Conference on "Halal and Tayyib: Rethinking the Ethical"

time6:30 - 5:00pm

Free

location2401 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley, CA, USA

Join us for an academic conference of Zaytuna College's Center for Ethical Living and Learning.

Apr 5 - 6

2019-04-05 19:00:00 2019-04-05 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Zaytuna In Your Community: Islam, Marriage, and the Family with Imam Zaid Shakir Join Imam Zaid Shakir for a two-night seminar from April 5-6 as he provides insight on the most fundamental institution of society that is an essential part of Muslim life. Marriage is the foundation of the family which in turn is the foundation of society. This seminar will cover the Islamic foundation for, and the purpose of, marriage. Additionally, there will be a focus on wisdom from the Islamic tradition as it pertains to marriage. Finally, seven secrets will be discussed that will help deepen interpersonal relations and make a marriage thrive. Day 1 Date: April 5, 2019 Time: 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Day 2 Date: April 6, 2019 Time: 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.Click here to register. Muslim Association of Puget Sound, 17550 NE 67th Ct, Redmond, WA 98052, USA Zaytuna College

Zaytuna In Your Community: Islam, Marriage, and the Family with Imam Zaid Shakir

time7:00 - 9:00pm

Free

locationMuslim Association of Puget Sound, 17550 NE 67th Ct, Redmond, WA 98052, USA

Join Imam Zaid Shakir for a two-night seminar as he provides insight on this most fundamental institution of society.

Apr 19

2019-04-19 18:30:00 2019-04-19 21:00:00 America/Los_Angeles The Crucifixion and the Qur'an: An Exegetical and Historical Inquiry into Surah 4:157-158 A lecture by Dr. Ali Ataie:Based upon Todd Lawson's book by the same name, this lecture will highlight and analyze the exegetical history of Muslim Theo/Christological thought with respect to the highly controversial al-Nisa 4:157 — the only ayah in the Qur'an that explicitly references the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ (peace be upon him). What exactly is the ayah saying? Was Christ substituted? Did we swoon? Was he actually crucified? What are the (inter)textual and historical evidences for these positions? Zaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA Zaytuna College

The Crucifixion and the Qur'an: An Exegetical and Historical Inquiry into Surah 4:157-158

time6:30 - 9:00pm

Free

locationZaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709, USA

This lecture will highlight and analyze the exegetical history of Muslim Theo/Christological thought on the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.