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222 Kenilworth Rd

222 Kenilworth Road

Berea, KZN 4091

South Africa

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Shyakh Hamzah wald Maqbul (scholar from USA and student of Shaykh Murabit al Hajj of Mauritania) wlil be giving two lectures in Durban at the Islamic Forum venue (Suleman Lockhat Auditorium , 222 Kenilworth Road

1. Monday 22 October: Self imposed Myopia - a discussion on post modernism, secularism and atheism

2. Identity Politics - Between positive Muslim activism and secular liberalism. This event also features a lecture on the topic and a forum discussion with Hafez Fuzail Soofie

There are limited seats available. Reserve your seat now before they fully booked. The event is free.

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Who is Shaykh Hamzah wald Maqbul?

Shaykh Hamzah wald Maqbul is one of the most noteworthy scholars in America and was also a student of the late Shaykh Muarbit al Hajj of Mauritania . He currently resides in Chicago and hold holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Washington in Seattle.

After graduation he went on to pursue traditional Islamic studies, which took him to a number of countries, including Syria and Egypt where he studied the Arabic language, Morocco, Mauritania, and UAE, where he studied the madhab of Imam Malik, grammar, usul al-hadith, and the two renditions of the qira’ah of Imam Nafi’, Warsh and Qalun, and finally Pakistan where he had the opportunity to study tafsir, usul al-hadith, hadith, ‘ilm al-rijal and Hanafi fiqh

Shaykh Hamzah is listed by the University of Washington as an expert on Islam and is invited to address various community groups as well as all forms of media (TV, Radio, Newspaper, Internet). He has also given courses at the Annual Rihla Retreat in Konya Turkey with Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, Shaykh Umar Faruq Abdullah and others.


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222 Kenilworth Rd

222 Kenilworth Road

Berea, KZN 4091

South Africa

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