Zaytuna College was founded in Berkeley, California, with a mission that called for grounding students in the Islamic scholarly tradition, as well as in the cultural currents and critical ideas shaping modern society.
The College provides Academic Progams, Courses and Lecture series.
One of the founders of the College is Shaykh Hamza Yusef, who converted from Christianity to Islam at an early age, which set him on a course of study in the Arab Emirates, Algeria, Morocco, Spain and Mauritania. He became fluent in Arabic and an expert and scholar in Quranic Recitation, Rhetoric, Poetry, Islamic Law, Islamic Theology and other classical Islamic disciplines.
The College provides a range of Online Resources, including:-
Deenstream Videos:- an outstanding array of over 50 full length Online Lecture Courses. A 14-day free trial is available, after which a monthly subscription costs AUS $15.52, on the following link:-
The Journal of Zaytuna College, called ‘Renovatio’, which provides a wide variety of free quality Podcasts, Articles and Videos, on the following link:-
Free Podcasts are also available on SoundCloud (the App can be downloaded onto your phone), under ‘Zaytuna College’.