6 episodes

Living Muslim explores the Islamic journey of those from different backgrounds and perspectives. Guests share their stories, struggles, and triumphs in their quest to embody the Prophet's (PBUH) character in the 21st Century. If you benefited from this podcast, feel free to show your support at https://www.patreon.com/LivingMuslim

Living Muslim Ali Hussain

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

Living Muslim explores the Islamic journey of those from different backgrounds and perspectives. Guests share their stories, struggles, and triumphs in their quest to embody the Prophet's (PBUH) character in the 21st Century. If you benefited from this podcast, feel free to show your support at https://www.patreon.com/LivingMuslim

    Ep 5 w/ Dr. Celene Ibrahim

    Ep 5 w/ Dr. Celene Ibrahim

    In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Celene Ibrahim.She has degrees from a variety of institutions including Brandeis, Princeton, and Harvard. She received a Master's in Women's and Gender Studies and Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and a Master’s in Divinity. She is the author of Women and Gender in the Qur'an and One Nation, Indivisible: Seeking Liberty and Justice from the Pulpit to the Streets. Dr. Ibrahim is deeply committed to counteracting bigotry and fostering va...

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Ep 4 w/ Imam Dawood Yasin

    Ep 4 w/ Imam Dawood Yasin

    I speak with Imam Dawood Yasin on this episode of Living Muslim. He was a fashion model who could be seen across Paris billboards and on Vogue fashion spreads. He lived a life of luxury filled with money, travel, and fame. He left it all after a few near-death experiences and committed himself to Islam. He spent five years in Damascus studying Arabic, Islam, and spirituality after which he went on to study at a variety of institutions here in the US including Darthmouth mA. ...

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Ep 3 w/ Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer

    Ep 3 w/ Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer

    I'm joined by Sheikh Faiyaz Jaffer for this episode of Living Muslim. He serves as the Research Scholar for the Islamic Center at New York University, an Associate Chaplain at NYU, and an Adjunct Professor at NYU’s School of Public Service; he’s doing all this while also getting a Doctorate in education at NYU. As a faith leader and social activist, he has lectured at various universities, seminars, and workshops across the globe. Growing up he was bullied for being Muslim; tha...

    • 57 min
    Ep 2 w/ Sister Inma Zanoguera

    Ep 2 w/ Sister Inma Zanoguera

    In this episode, I'm joined by Sister Inma Zanoguera. At the age of 2, she was adopted along with her sister and her brother and raised in Mallorca, Spain. At 25, she found out her birth mother was a Sahrawi, a people from the Western Sahara who are under occupation. She journeyed to Western Sahara to learn about her roots; she now serves as an advocate for refugees everywhere, by using her platform to bring light to the refugee experience. She even went on to speak at the UN on be...

    • 54 min
    Ep 1 w/ Imam Khalid Latif

    Ep 1 w/ Imam Khalid Latif

    On this episode of Living Muslim, I talk to Imam Khalid Latif. He had a previous life as a star high school athlete in both football and track. Now he serves as the Chaplain (Imam) for New York University and the Executive Director of the Islamic Center at NYU. He tells us his story of how he went from someone who had forgotten how to pray to now one of the 500 most influential muslims in the world! May Allah make this a source of benefit for you. Ameen.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Welcome to Living Muslim

    Welcome to Living Muslim

    Join me each week as I talk to Muslims from different walks of life about their Islamic journey!

    • 48 sec

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Schmattens21 ,

Interesting and eye-opening

As a non-Muslim, it’s very interesting to hear about what life is like to live as a Muslim in today’s world. Great production value as well - keep it up!

Zeshan A ,

One of a kind

My personal #1 podcast! Centered around Islam and Islamic teachings, this podcast along with its various guests make it one of a kind. Great perspectives from weekly guests as they share their valuable life stories. Ali is an incredible host who leads the conversation to create free flowing dialogue which makes for an easy listen. Love to hear what it means to live Muslim.

Inma Zanoguera ,

conversations on islam as a lived practice

illuminating the multiplicities of living as a muslim in the 21st century. such an important and beautiful contribution!

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