Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Finding Strength in “Beautiful Patience”

“To try something by fire is to bring out the best in it.” Allah sends us tests to bring out the best in us. How do we find wisdom in trials and maintain the ‘beautiful patience’ of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ? Justin Parrott gives an overview of his publication, “When Our Worlds Are Shaken: Finding Strength in ‘Beautiful Patience’”.

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Justin Parrott

Justin Parrott

FELLOW | Justin Parrott has BAs in Physics and English from Otterbein University, an MLIS from Kent State University, and an MRes in Islamic Studies from the University of Wales. He is currently Research Librarian for Middle East Studies at New York University in Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). Justin embraced Islam in 2004 at the age of 20. He studied Islam from a traditional perspective with local scholars and Imams. He served as a volunteer Imam for the Islamic Society of Greater Columbus until 2013. He is currently the faculty advisor and volunteer Imam for the Muslim Students Association at NYUAD.