Hamza Yusuf, Ph.D.

Zaytuna College

Hamza Yusuf is president, cofounder, and senior faculty member of Zaytuna College.

He is an advisor to the Center for Islamic Studies at Berkeley’s Graduate Theological Union. He also serves as vice-president for the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, which was founded and is currently presided over by Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah, one of the top jurists and masters of the Islamic sciences in the world. In addition, he has joined the Emirates Fatwa Council under the leadership of Shaykh Abdallah.

Selected Works

  • The Burda of al-Busiri: The Poem of the Cloak (2002)
  • Purification of the Heart: Signs, Symptoms, and Cures of the Spiritual Diseases of the Heart (2004)
  • The Content of Character: Ethical Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (2005)
  • Caesarean Moon Births: Calculations, Moon Sighting, and the Prophetic Way (2007)
  • The Creed of Imam al-Tahawi (2007)
  • Agenda to Change our Condition (2008)
  • The Prayer of the Oppressed (2010)
  • Walk on Water: The Wisdom of Jesus from Traditional Arabic Sources (2010)
  • The Pearls of the Faith (2017)
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