Educating Your Child in Modern Times :
Raising an Intelligent, Sovereign, & Ethical Human Being
(John Taylor Gatto, Hamza Yusuf Hanson)
Publisher: Alhambra Productions (2004)
Voice: Hamza Yusuf Hanson, John Taylor Gatto
4 Audio CD (4 in jewel box)
Total running time: 208 minutes
From A Conference held in May 2003, in Berkeley,
The dynamic relationship between John Taylor Gatto and Hamza Yusuf was extraordinary: both men share a knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject matter, and a purity of intention, which left an indelible mark on every heart in the audience. In bringing you this production, we hope to share the wisdom of a special and most empowering weekend.
Part 1: Classical vs Modern Education (Hamza
Part 2: Short Angry History of Modern Education (John Taylaor Gatto)
Who dumbed down America, and how did they do it? John Taylor Gatto gives some insights into this coup. Hamza Yusuf Hanson delves into the meaning of education from a holistic perspective,
Shaykh Hamza Yusuf:
was born in Washington State and raised in Northern California. In 1977, he
became Muslim and subsequently traveled to the Muslim world and studied for ten
years in the U. A. E., Saudi Arabia, as well as North and West Africa. He
received teaching licenses in various Islamic subjects from several well-known
scholars in various countries.
After a ten years of studies abroad, he returned to the USA and took degrees in Religious Studies and Health Care. He has traveled all over the world giving talks on Islam. He also founded Zaytuna Institute which has established an international reputation for presenting a classical picture of Islam in the West and which is dedicated to the revival of traditional study methods and the sciences of Islam. Shaykh Hamza is the first American lecturer to teach in Morocco's prestigious and oldest University, the Kairoiuin in Fes.
In addition, he has translated into modern English several classical Arabic traditional texts and poems.
John Taylor Gatto :He
climaxed his teaching career as New York State Teacher of the Year after being
named New York City Teacher of the Year on three occasions. He quit teaching 1991
while still New York State Teacher of the Year, claiming that he was no longer
willing to hurt children.
His books include: Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling (1992); The Exhausted School (1993); A Different Kind of Teacher (2000); and The Underground History Of American Education (2001)
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