The great North African polymath Abd ar-Raḥmān Ibn Khaldūn once observed "The past resembles the future more than one drop of water resembles another."
That sentiment guides the spirit of this bimonthly podcast on Islamic History for the contemporary Muslim mind, we will explore themes of continuity, change and evolution. Join us on this journey as we seek to answer the question "What can past teach us about the present?"
001- Why You Should Care About Islamic History
Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Islamic History X Podcast, in this episode we cover:
- An overview of our podcast and how it will work
- The historical methodology and scope of our podcast
- A brief introduction to Ibn Khaldun and his theory of ʿAsabiyyah (Group solidarity)