100 episodes

Inspiring American Muslim Men to live the Deep Life.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 52 Ratings

Inspiring American Muslim Men to live the Deep Life.

    Ep. 091 - Tom Facchine - What is Innovation in Islam?

    Ep. 091 - Tom Facchine - What is Innovation in Islam?

    Imam Tom Facchine of Yaqeen Institute returns to the podcast to break down the concept of innovation in Islam. Tom talks about his studies at the Islamic University of Madinah and how his understanding evolved over the years. We specifically cover the issue of the Mawlid (the celebration of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)'s birth) and discuss it from various angles.
    Tom Facchine accepted Islam in his early twenties. He holds a BA in Political Science from Vassar College (2011) and a BA in Islamic Law from the Islamic University of Madinah (2020). He also holds a chaplaincy certificate from The Chaplaincy Program conducted by the Prophet's Mosque (2019).
    You can find Tom on his various social media channels (Instagram, Twitter) at ImamTomFacchine and for serious inquiries, you can email him at imamtomfacchine@gmail.com
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    • 48 min
    Ep. 090 - Yasir Qadhi - Habits, Hobbies, and Social Media Hysteria

    Ep. 090 - Yasir Qadhi - Habits, Hobbies, and Social Media Hysteria

    For the second time on the podcast, I was joined by Dr. Yasir Qadhi.
    Shaykh Yasir is someone who needs little introduction as he is one of the leading Muslim public intellectuals in the world.
    We discussed topics such as:
    -His motivations in studying Islam
    -His mindset when juggling secular studies with his aspirations for higher Islamic studies
    -His favorite hobbies
    -What he would study today if he had more bandwidth
    -How he's managing social media and his approach to armchair critics
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    • 53 min
    Ep. 089 - Hasib Noor - Modern Approaches to Learning Islam

    Ep. 089 - Hasib Noor - Modern Approaches to Learning Islam

    Shaykh Hasib Noor is the Founder and Director of The Legacy Institute. He is also among the founders of Faith. Global, which is a global platform for creating faith-based community spaces.
    He studied Islam formally at the Islamic University of Madinah College of Islamic Law. He has a special interest in the archaelogical sites and historical landmarks related to the life events of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him).
    As a resident of the holy city of Madinah, he is well known for his walking tours that he provides to those performing Hajj and Umrah in the sacred precincts of Makkah and Madinah.
    In this episode of the podcast, we discussed priorities and approaches to learning Islam in the West, specifically from the viewpoint of a Muslim man who is juggling multiple priorities.
    You can learn more about Shaykh Hasib's work at https://legacy.institute/
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Ep. 088 - Mustafa Umar - No Women Allowed!

    Ep. 088 - Mustafa Umar - No Women Allowed!

    Shaykh Mustafa Umar is a returning guest to the podcast; he is an Islamic scholar from Southern California who is the youngest executive member of the Fiqh Council of North America.
    He studied Islam in India, Egypt, France, and the UK. In this episode, we talk about the first annual Men's Conference he is helping to organize in Southern California. We discuss the importance of such an event due to the challenges Muslim men are facing.  The Men's Conference will be held on January 13, 2024 at the Islamic Center of Irvine.  You can register for onsite or online at:  https://www.facebook.com/786ICOI/
    This podcast also covers topics like:
    -Why is masculinity always framed as toxic?
    -What are the marital challenges men are facing?
    -Why are men (and people in general) overwhelmed and what can we do to break out of this cycle?
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep. 087 - Haroon Sidat - Confidence and the Drive for Jannah

    Ep. 087 - Haroon Sidat - Confidence and the Drive for Jannah

    Dr. Haroon Sidat is a student of knowledge in the Islamic sciences. After completing the memorization of the Qu'ran, he completed the traditional Darsi-i Nizami curriculum and then pursued his secular education in Economics and Finance along with an MA in Education. He also has a PhD in Religion and Theology. He is a Research Associate at Cardiff University in the UK.
    In this episode of the podcast, we talked about the mindset required to construct a Jannah-focused life. We also discussed what it means to build confidence, requirements for the laity in studying Islam, how Muslims can contribute to Western society and much more.
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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Ep. 086 - Hamzah Maqbul - A Mawlawi's Perspective on the Gaza Genocide

    Ep. 086 - Hamzah Maqbul - A Mawlawi's Perspective on the Gaza Genocide

    Shaykh Hamzah Maqbul is the resident scholar for Ribat, a center of Islamic education and dhikr based out of the greater Chicagoland area. He did his formal education at the University of Washington and pursued traditional Islamic studies across the Muslim world; in Syria, Egypt, Morocco, Mauritania, U.A.E., and Pakistan. He is also currently collaborating with the Imam Ghazali Institute.
    In this timely episode of the podcast, we discuss various points regarding his recent treatise "Mawlawi's Guide to Ghazzah". Shaykh Hamzah discusses the history of the turmoil in the Holy Land and offers pragmatic advice for Western Muslims on how to benefit their brethren in Palestine.
    This episode was recorded on Sunday October 22, 2023 and is releasing on Sunday October 29, 2023.
    To learn more about Shaykh Hamzah and his work, you can go to: https://ribat.org/
    The currently 3 part treatise on Gaza can be accessed at: https://ribat.org/blog
    Shaykh Hamzah's audio lectures and khutbahs can be found at: https://soundcloud.com/hmaqbul
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    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

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As a non- Muslim I find this podcast fascinating. I have maintained that any faith that makes you a better person is worthy and this podcast confirms my opinion. People live better lives with guidance on how to live a faith like Islam can provide that guidance

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