January 26, 2011
Shaykh Hamza Yusuf delivers his keynote lecture: “Lenders, Leopards, and Lions: The Violence of Avarice – Muslim Musings from Dante’s Six, Seventh, and Eighth Circles of Hell”
Shaykh Hamza Yusuf is “the most influential Islamic scholar in the West” and the 38th most influential Muslim scholar worldwide, according to Georgetown University’s study The 500 Most Influential Muslims (2009). Hamza Yusuf is a cofounder of Zaytuna College, located in Berkeley, California. He is an advisor to Stanford University’s Program in Islamic Studies and the Center for Islamic Studies at Berkeley’s Graduate Theological Union.