The Empire & the Crescent invites readers to examine the role of the United States in world politics and draws their attention to the dangers that open-ended and unchecked American power can cause to the world and ultimately, to itself.
In this work, Hamza Yusuf decisively makes the case for sighting the crescent moon with the naked eye, as has been the Islamic tradition for 1400 years. This is essential reading for anyone seeking guidance on this important and sacred matter.
Sacred Law in Secular Lands, taught by Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah and simultaneously translated by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, contains vital information that effects Muslims living in the West and in other non-Muslim lands.
I felt compelled to translate the Burda after a trip to Mauritania having realized it was everywhere, on everyone’s tongue, always ready to alter the ambience, enhance the state, bring the presence of the beloved into the gathering.