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Thursday, April 29, 2021

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad - Paradigm of Leadership - Nana Asma'u

 Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad -  Paradigm of Leadership - Nana Asma'u

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad looks at Nana Asma'u, the famous mother of the scholars of early 19th century Hausaland West Africa, as a feminine modality of leadership.

This talk was delivered on January 12, 2019 at Cambridge Muslim College

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Muslim Women in Leadership: Nana Asma'u, Daughter of the Shehu- Tamara Gray

Amazon: Collected Works of Nana Asma'u: Daughter of Usman 'dan Fodiyo (1793-1864) (African Historical Sources)

One Woman's Jihad: Nana Asma'u, Scholar & Scribe by Beverly Mack & Jean Boyd

The fascinating life and times of Nana Asma'u (1793 - 1864), a West African woman who was a Muslim scholar and poet. As the daughter of the spiritual and political leader of the Sokoto community, Asma'u was a role model and teacher for other Muslim women as well as a scholar of Islam and a key advisor to her father as he waged a jihad to bring Islam to the population of what is now northwestern Nigeria.

TRADITIONAL POETRY OF NANA ASMA’U BINT FODIO Dr. Madina Shehu1 1Federal College of Education Zaria- Nigeria,International Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Science & Technology

Ode to Nana Asma'u: Voice & Spirit  - MuslimHeritage.Com- Natty Mark Samuels


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