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1984-1989Uniqueness of IslamJuly 20th, 198425:38Islam’s Uniqueness: The concept of deity, the Holy Quran, the MessengerResponsibility of MuslimsJuly 27th, 198424:41Continuing ‘Uniqueness of Islam” from the previous week’s sermon and the responsibility of Muslims.Reflections of HajjSeptember 6th, 198520:12Reflection of a trip to Hajj and the implications on the UmmahSee All
1990-1999The Quran and the Transformation of the UmmahMay 3rd, 199125:17How the Quran changed the lives of the Ummah after the revelation and how to change the Ummah today.Difficult TimesNovember 1st, 199226:06The four dangerous reactions of the Muslim community during difficult times.Mother’s DayMay 7th, 199326:06The Islamic concept of motherhood.Losing Our Young MuslimsOctober 1st, 199328:08Why our young Muslims are looking outside of Islam for guidance and the early signs to look for.See All
2002-2006The Trial to Isolate Islam and MuslimsJuly 12th, 200222:42What strategies are used to keep Muslims out of the political process? What are our concerns? Dr. Hathout shows how these tactics are not new. Examples of these attacks from the life of the Propher Muhammad are discussed.The Foundation of the American Muslim IdentityAugust 16th, 200221:43The three factors we must not lose to survive as a Muslim community: faith, direction, and drive. Also discussed, the difference between good and bad organizations.Critical Times for Muslims and Our NationMarch 7th, 200320:53The dangers facing American Muslims: confusion over Middle East politics and losing our identity as American Muslims.Hope in the Midst of DarknessApril 18th, 200322:23How do we understand the nature of the period we live in? We either have a pessimistic attitude or we have the attitude of a true believer. How do we react to being tested by God?See All
2007-2009Sectarian DivisionMarch 2nd, 200722:13Islam in InteractionApril 6th, 200726:07Muslim Grassroots DiplomacyMay 18th, 200722:32See All
2010-2012The Relevance of IslamJuly 9th, 201023:49What Makes Us UmmahFebruary 25th, 201128:24Strategies Encountering BullyingOctober 7th, 201128:04See All
Beyond the Violence
Why is violence prevalent in our society and how do we achieve peace, other than the absence of war? How do we equate freedom with justice? Dr. Osman discusses the many threats to achieving peace including the merging of clergy and government and how tyrants justify their rule using jsutice. Also, Dr. Osman examines tehe verses in the Quran related to peace and analyzes what went wrong in the Muslim world.
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