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This podcast is brought to you by Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research. You'll find a variety of islamic lectures, conversations, and discussions on topics most important to you. At Yaqeen, we aim to make academic and Islamically-credible scholarship mainstream through accessible resources such as infographics, animations, podcasts, learning materials, and more. Visit www.yaqeeninstitute.org or download the Yaqeen app from the app store to continue dismantling doubts, nurturing conviction, and inspiring contribution, one truth at a time

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This podcast is brought to you by Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research. You'll find a variety of islamic lectures, conversations, and discussions on topics most important to you. At Yaqeen, we aim to make academic and Islamically-credible scholarship mainstream through accessible resources such as infographics, animations, podcasts, learning materials, and more. Visit www.yaqeeninstitute.org or download the Yaqeen app from the app store to continue dismantling doubts, nurturing conviction, and inspiring contribution, one truth at a time

    Ep. 1 - Connect with the Speech of Allah | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    Ep. 1 - Connect with the Speech of Allah | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    What does it mean for the Qur’an to be the “speech of Allah? ” How can our understanding of the Speaker affect our relationship with the Qur’an? How should we think about Allah when we read His words? 
    Join host Sh. Suleiman Hani for the first season of the Qur’an Convos podcast, where he’ll be exploring the topic of tadabbur—deep reflection on the Qur’an—with various scholars and experts. 
    In this episode, Sh. Suleiman sits with Sh. Arsalan Haque and Sh. Jamaal Diwan to discuss the importance of understanding the Speaker of the Qur’an.



    Sh. Arsalan is the Resident Scholar of the Islamic Association of Collin County and the Director of Taqwa Seminary. Sh. Jamaal is the Co-Founder and Religious Director of The Majlis in Southern California.

    Sh. Arsalan is the Resident Scholar of the Islamic Association of Collin County and the Director of Taqwa Seminary. Sh. Jamaal is the Co-Founder and Religious Director of The Majlis in Southern California.


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    • 40 min
    Ep 2 - How to Fight Spiritual Distractions | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    Ep 2 - How to Fight Spiritual Distractions | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    Why is reading the Qur’an different for us than reading other things? What are the distractions that can steal our attention away from Allah? What can we do to put our hearts in the right state to connect with His Words? 

    In this episode, Sh. Suleiman Hani talks to Dr. Safaruk Chowdhury about overcoming spiritual distractions.

    Dr. Safaruk is a Research Scholar in Islamic theology and philosophy at the Ibn Rushd Centre of Excellence for Islamic Research.


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    • 44 min
    Ep 3 - Reflecting on Allah's Word | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    Ep 3 - Reflecting on Allah's Word | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    What is the definition of tadabbur? How can we develop the appropriate seriousness and respect the Qur’an deserves? How can we overcome mental distractions that make it more difficult to reflect deeply?

    Join author of The Clear Qur'an, Dr. Mustafa Khattab, and host, Sh. Suleiman Hani as they dive into episode 3 of Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur and what about the mindset is needed to start reflecting on Allah’s words.

    Dr. Mustafa is a scholar, author, imam and chaplain who is known for his translation of the Qur’an in "The Clear Quran" series.

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    • 42 min
    Ep 4 - Learning to Understand the Qur'an | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    Ep 4 - Learning to Understand the Qur'an | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    What is the difference between reflecting on the Qur’an and understanding its meanings? How can a holistic approach to its meanings be maintained? How can scholarly interpretation of the Qur’an be made more accessible? 

    In this episode, Sh. Suleiman Hani talks to Sh. Osamah Salhia and Ustadha Faatimah Knight about understanding the meanings of the Qur’an. 

    Sh. Osamah is the Imam of the Islamic Center of Passaic County - Clifton Campus. Ustadha Faatimah is a research fellow at Yaqeen and the Community Editor for Renovatio, the Journal of Zaytuna College.


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    • 53 min
    Ep 5 - Breaking the Barriers | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    Ep 5 - Breaking the Barriers | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    Why do we struggle to understand the Qur’an? How do our lives away from the Qur’an affect us when we open it up to read? How can we overcome the various obstacles that impede our understanding of Allah’s Words? 

    In this episode, Sh. Suleiman Hani talks to Sh. Furhan Zubairi and Shaykha Iman Badawi about breaking the barriers to understanding the Qur’an. 

    Sh. Furhan is the Dean of the Seminary and Extension Programs at the Institute of Knowledge in Diamond Bar, California. Shaykha Iman is the founder of Fitra Foundation and Sayyida Nafīsa Seminary.

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    • 48 min
    Ep 6 - Take the Quran Personally | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    Ep 6 - Take the Quran Personally | Qur'an Convos: Tadabbur

    How can we make the Qur’an’s stories feel more relatable to our lives? What can we do to always feel like the Qur’an is speaking to us personally? If the Qur’an is meant for everyone, how can we nurture a personal relationship with it? 

    In this episode, Sh. Suleiman Hani talks to Dr. Jinan Yousef and Dr. Osman Umarji about how to feel like the Qur’an is speaking to you directly. 

    Dr. Jinan is a Senior Fellow at Yaqeen and the author of the recently published book, “Reflecting on the Names of Allah.” Dr. Osman is the Director of Survey Research and Evaluation at Yaqeen, as well as an Associate Editor for the Editorial Review Board.

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