Hamza Yusuf Hanson

Hamza Yusuf Hanson

Hamza Yusuf Hanson is an American Islamic scholar, and (with Zaid Shakir and Hatem Bazian) is co-founder of Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California, United States. He is a convert to Islam, and is one of the signatories of A Common Word between Us and You, an open letter by Islamic scholars to Christian leaders, calling for peace and understanding.

Birth

Mark Hanson
1958 (age 53–54 Walla Walla, Washington, United States)

Education

He earned degrees in nursing from Imperial Valley College and religious studies at San José State University.

Converted

In 1977 he converted to Islam.

Books

  • The Burda
  • Purification of the Heart: Signs, Symptoms and Cures of the Spiritual Diseases of the Heart
  • The Content of Character
  • The State We Are In: Identity, Terror, and the Law of Jihad (contributing Author)
  • The Creed of Imam Al-Tahawi
  • Agenda to Change our Condition co-authored with Zaid Shakir
  • Walk on Water: The wisdom of Jesus
  • Educating your Child in Modern Times
  • Submission Faith and Beauty

Professional work

Co-founder of Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California, United States.

Islamic Work and Contributions

He is most seen giving lectures on Peace TV.

Languages

English

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