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by & Yasir Fahmy

Shaykh Yasir Fahmy returns to the podcast to discuss "keeping it real", the call-out culture, the debates between the right and left, and finding balance in addressing the divisive issues of the day.

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by & Jonathan Brown

Where did the Quran come from? Dr. Jonathan Brown returns to the podcast for a discussion on the roots of the Qur'anic text, its compilation, and what impact its historicity has today on how we view the last sacred scripture.

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by & Mokhtar Maghraoui

Gear up for Ramadan as Shaykh Mokhtar Maghraoui discusses inner dimensions of fasting to re-ignite your Ramadan and your spiritual life.

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Shaykh Muhammad Mendes returns to the podcast to discuss the concept of truth in the Islamic worldview, the role the heart plays in determining how we recognize truth, and the changing standards (or lack of standards) for truth in the age of relativism, "alternative facts" and "fake news". How can…

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Though prison life is very difficult, life after prison can in fact be much harder. Sadiq Davis and Justin Mashouf from the new film, "The Honest Struggle" join the ImanWire podcast to discuss the issues facing Muslims re-entering society after prison, and the role the Muslim community can play in…

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by & Recep Senturk

Why learn? Dr. Recep Senturk, President of Ibn Khaldun University in Istanbul, joins the ImanWire podcast to answer this question, discuss the relationship between knowledge and adab, the differences between the secular and Islamic models of education, and cultivating independent, critical thinkers.

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As we honor his lasting impact on an entire generation of Muslims, Imam Siraj Wahaj, inspiring as ever, shares his refreshingly positive impressions about the American Muslim community today and the importance of communication between generations.

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by & Bilal Ansari

Imam Bilal Ansari joins the podcast to keep the conversation going about race relations and shares his perspectives on prison reform and the pressing issues facing a new generation of Muslim college students.

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Ubaydallah Evans, scholar-in-residence of ALIM, joins the podcast to discuss culture, the role of custom in the Islamic legal tradition and challenges in applying it in America, the effect of changing social norms on Muslims, and a vision for Muslims to be producers of a vibrant, confident American…

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As people throughout the world suffer from poverty and oppression, what approach can Muslims take in grappling these issues? Does fidelity to the tradition necessarily equate to political quietism, or does Islam have its own liberation theology? 

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by & Zainab Alwani

Shaykha Zainab Alwani joins the ImanWire podcast to discuss how to be a contemplative reader of the Qur'an, and gives practical tips on how to connect with the Qur'an.

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Dawud Walid, author of "Towards Sacred Activism", and Ieasha Prime return to the ImanWire podcast to discuss the obligation of enjoining justice, engagement in activism from an Islamic perspective, and the role of anger in social justice work.

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by & Sami Catovic

In this episode of the ImanWire podcast, we reflect on the early education of Fatih Sultan Mehmet, the conqueror of Constantinople, and Idris II of Morocco and how this history can teach us about investing in the next generation and cultivating spiritually grounded communities today.

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The Ahl-ul-Bayt, the family of the Prophet, have been often marginalized or misunderstood and many are unaware of their spiritual virtues and even their racial heritage. Dawud Walid and Hassan Lachheb join the podcast to discuss whitewashing Ahl-ul-Bayt and being honest with our…

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by & Younus Mirza

Dr. Younus Mirza joins the ImanWire podcast as we share Hajj stories, how to seek the blessings of Dhul Hijjah and Eid-ul-Adha, and discuss the differences between Biblical and Qur'anic narratives about the Prophets. Was the son of sacrifice we commemorate on Eid-ul-Adha Ishaq or Ismail? Does it…

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Spiritual or religious? Shaykh Riad Saloojee joins the ImanWire podcast to discuss new-age spirituality, seeking mentorship, and the importance of spiritual companionship to reach our highest potential.

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Suzy Ismail joins the podcast to discuss on how to implement the Divine Names into our daily marital and family life. We also discuss her experience counseling, including her thoughts on addressing teenage suicide and the many complex issues facing teenagers today.

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The ethos of suburbia is closely connected to the concept of the "American Dream", with its manicured lawns, and white picket fences, but at what cost? Shaykh Hassan Laccheb from Tayseer Seminary joins the podcast to discuss the negative impact suburbia has had in shaping Muslim communities and how…

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Asma Hanif, director of Muslimat al-Nisaa, shares her inspiring story, the different attitudes to domestic violence and homelessness in the Muslim community, and dealing with the organizational and personal challenges that come with community work.

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