Podcast Ep. 12: Green Wave – Islam in Europe | ACHIME

In Episode 12, the Qarawiyyin Podcast welcomes two guests: Sara K. Shehlawi and Noha El Haddad, the founders of ACHIME, or the Association of Muslim Girls in Spain. As European populism and anti-Islamic sentiment manifest in new and uglier ways, we ask: what sparked this, and what does it mean for the global Ummah? Sara and Noha examine the challenges Muslims face in Spain, Prophetic … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 12: Green Wave – Islam in Europe | ACHIME

Podcast Ep. 11: Palestine – Revelation and Realpolitik | Dr. Aysha Wazwaz

The Qarawiyyin Podcast welcomes Dr. Aysha Wazwaz for a discussion on Palestine. As we witness shifting rhetoric about the liberation of Palestine, normalisation efforts with the occupying force, and complicity from religious scholars in these efforts, we ask: what is the religious significance of Palestine? Why are Muslims dropping the banner of Palestine advocacy? What is the role of scholars in politics (and must we … Continue reading Podcast Ep. 11: Palestine – Revelation and Realpolitik | Dr. Aysha Wazwaz

Podcast Ep. 10: Young and Beautiful

Does beauty matter, physical or otherwise?  In Ep. 10, the TQP team sits down to discuss beauty standards, the concept of jamal from an Islamic standpoint, and challenges Muslim women face navigating our hypervisual world. Listen to Ep. 10 below, or find your favorite platform — including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google podcasts, and more — here on Anchor. Continue reading Podcast Ep. 10: Young and Beautiful

Podcast Ep. 9: Days of Yore

In Ep. 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 Ep. 9 below, or find your favorite platform — including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google podcasts, and more — here on Anchor. Subscribe and join the discussion in the … 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