Podcast Ep. 9: Days of Yore

In Episode 9, The Qarawiyyin Podcast welcomes a new member and dives into the archives. We discuss the importance of knowing our history, how narratives are shaped, and understanding women’s role in the history of Islam. Listen to the podcast on: iTunes Spotify Google Podcasts More listening platforms are available on Anchor. Subscribe and join the discussion in the comments below! Continue reading Podcast Ep. 9: Days of Yore

Podcast Ep. 8: Ramadan, Old Friend

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “Whoever observes fasts during the month of Ramadan out of sincere faith, and hoping to attain Allah’s rewards, then all his past sins will be forgiven.” [Sahih Bukhari] Ramadan Mubarak! In this episode, the TQP team gets into the Ramadan spirit and discusses how to make the most of this blessed month — under quarantine, on your period, and through the … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 8: Ramadan, Old Friend

Podcast Ep. 7: The Good, the Trads, and the Feminists

The TQP team sat down to address the elephant in the room when it comes to discussing Muslim women’s issues: feminism. Sharing our thoughts on its popularity and varied manifestations, we trace the phenomenon of adopting the feminist label among Muslims and its inconsistency with the Islamic worldview. Listen to the podcast on: iTunes Spotify Google Podcasts More listening platforms are available on Anchor. Subscribe and … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 7: The Good, the Trads, and the Feminists

Podcast Episode #6: Pseudoscience

Heraa Hashmi joins the TQP team to discuss secularism in science. Continuing the discussion from our previous episode, we take a look at the relationship between religion and science in academia, as well as the moral implications of attempting to divorce theology from the study of the natural world. Broaching a range of topics including mental health, medical ethics, and abortion, we delve into the … Continue reading Podcast Episode #6: Pseudoscience

Podcast Episode #5: Honey, I Secularised the Kids

The TQP team discusses the concepts of secular and sacred knowledge, how they came to be defined as such, and the problems that come with these definitions. Does studying the “secular sciences” require us to leave deen at the door, and can one truly be a mu’min as a student at a secular university? We also explore insights from the book recommendations on our University … Continue reading Podcast Episode #5: Honey, I Secularised the Kids