18 – Honoring the Honorable


In this episode Shaykh Yahya Rhodus highlights the teaching of the Prophet Muhammad to honor those who are honorable of people or a community. Shaykh Yahya further explains that this honoring extends to Muslims as well as to non-Muslims, and gives examples from the life of the Prophet Muhammad. He finally explains the importance and benefits of this teaching.

The Content of Character is a remarkable collection of sayings of the Prophet Muhammad. Chosen by the scholar, Shaykh Al-Amin Ali Mazrui and translated by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, this book was published to great critical acclaim.

Shaykh Al-Amin intended to show that progress among Muslims required not the abandonment of Islam but the recovery of the original spirit of Islamic enlightenment.

In this podcast series for SeekersHub, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus does a commentary on these concise and yet comprehensive sayings, with a special focus on character-building, morals, good manners and ethics.