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We often overlook Islamic history as a learning tool. The history of Islam is not only important for Muslims, but important for everyone. Islam and the people who call themselves Muslims have made an enormous impact on our world. The Islamic History Podcast is about discovering that history in a fun and interesting way.
 
Guerrilla History is the podcast that acts as a reconnaissance report of global history for the activist left, and aims to use the lessons of history to analyze the present. Your hosts are immunobiologist Henry Hakamaki, Professor Adnan Husain, historian and Director of the School of Religion at Queens University, and Revolutionary Left Radio's Breht O'Shea. We hope that the discussion will be useful to you, and if you have any questions or guest/topic suggestions, email them to us at guerri ...
 
A Podcast on Colonial Legacy of South Asia. We talk to academics, field experts and present you with specialised knowledge on Colonial legacy in South Asia. Hosted by @omeribnhaq. We're on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @indiacolonised. Brought to you by www.ergostudios.in Read more about us and our work on www.ergostudios.in/india-colonised
 
Have you ever heard something about Islam that made you double take? Questions like “With our political climate, will my children be Muslim?” or “If God is the Most Merciful, why does Hellfire exist?” Welcome to DoubleTake, Yaqeen Institute's new podcast exploring Islamic topics that give us pause. Join our host Mohamad Zaoud and array of experts and scholars as they address these tough questions and topics by exploring the bigger picture through current events, pop culture, and practical ap ...
 
The people behind The Intercept’s fearless reporting and incisive commentary discuss the crucial issues of our time: national security, civil liberties, foreign policy, and criminal justice. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Throughout history, freethinkers have outraged the religious with their wacky ideas about the virtues of free speech, reason, and, of course, eating babies. Now, God is dying—and it's time to dispose of his remains. From the pits of Hell, Satan sends two puppets of the imperialist West and the Zionist Jews against God, Islam, and tiny kittens to bring you their propaganda and conspire for a new world order. This is Secular Jihadists for a Muslim Enlightenment—with Ali Rizvi and Armin Navabi.
 
This Being Human is a new podcast by the Aga Khan Museum. In every episode, host Abdul-Rehman Malik interviews an incredible person at the top of their game on Muslim art, culture, history, and society. They'll explore everything from prayer and pilgrimage, politics and pop culture, love and education, feminism, and film, sports and music, and so much more. Through deep, thoughtful conversation, this one-of-a-kind podcast hopes to bridge divides, dispel myths, and learn things we didn’t know ...
 
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The Firsts: The Forerunners of Islam is the series that visits trailblazers of the ummah. Those that rise to the occasion, and inspire a generation. Host Sh. Dr. Omar Suleiman dives into the stories of the giants who were the first of their kind in this world, and distinguished in the next. Listen in to revive the personalities buried in history.Let’s meet the Firsts. This series is brought to you by Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research. We aim to make academic and Islamically-credible scho ...
 
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Talk and entertainment geared towards bringing Muslims together for the mutual teachings of truth, patience and constancy found in Islam. Muslim Radio presents shows and segments broadcasted on our Internet radio station called Muslim Radio Dallas. Talk shows, nasheeds (vocal songs) with a DJ announcer, game shows, radio plays, gems from speakers and more. Join with us for content that celebrates the beautiful teachings of Islam. We want to remind and convince our listeners that if Islam is ...
 
Interfaith Voices provides engaging and informative discussion on the key public issues of our day through the lenses of many different faith perspectives. We foster religious tolerance and educate our listeners on the broad diversity of religious traditions and viewpoints in the United States. This podcast feed is for the hour-long version of the program.
 
Listen to lively stories and inspiring interviews about the history and cultural heritage of Palestine and the ongoing Palestinian struggle for justice and equality. Every Monday a new episode. Subscribe to the mailing list for a weekly update so you never miss an episode. All social media links (facebook, instagram and youtube) and to subscribe to the mail chimp are in one place, easy, on the website www.storiesfrompalestine.info The music for this podcast was made by Zaid Hilal, Palestinia ...
 
The United States of Anxiety is a show about the unfinished business of our history, and its grip on our future. Each week, host Kai Wright invites listeners to gather for intimate conversations and deeply reported stories about the choices we’ve made as a society -- and the new choices we can imagine now. We’re learning from our past, meeting our neighbors, and sharing the joy (and the work!) of living in a plural society. Our inbox is also open for your voice memos—send them to anxiety@wny ...
 
American Muslim Project is a weekly podcast featuring Muslims shaping America. For nearly 500 years, Muslims have had a presence in North America and have made lasting contributions to American life, culture, and history. In each episode, our podcast elevates unique Muslim voices and explores how they are currently influencing the American experience. American Muslim Project is produced by Rifelion Media. www.americanmuslimproject.com
 
A new podcast from The New Arab, a leading English-language website based in London covering the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, and Arab and Muslim affairs around the world, bringing you news, culture, and lifestyle from these regions and beyond. Mirroring our diverse coverage, the podcast combines storytelling and news analysis to bring our listeners something familiar yet new. Visit our website for more quality journalism: thenewarab.co.uk
 
Rifelion Media presents "King of the World": a seven-part podcast series about a Pakistani American Muslim teenager who comes of age post-9/11 and, twenty years later, tries to figure out what the hell happened to him and to us. Hosted by Shahjehan Khan, King of the World is his journey through addiction, identity, creativity, and what it means to belong as a Muslim in America in the 20 years after 9/11.
 
For most of us, our knowledge of the Ottoman Empire can be summed up to two things: padded footstools and the phrase "the sick man of Europe". We in the United States know very little about the Ottoman Empire because our history courses do a bad job of covering parts of the world outside of Europe and North America. But there are good reasons to learn about the Ottomans. They ruled for six hundred years, a superpower on three continents. A diverse and multiethnic empire, they were noted for ...
 
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Hugo Marcus (1880–1966) was a man of many names and many identities. Born a German Jew, he converted to Islam and took the name Hamid, becoming one of the most prominent Muslims in Germany prior to World War II. He was renamed Israel by the Nazis and sent to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp before escaping to Switzerland. He was a gay man who n…
 
First, Indian Express’s Jignasa Sinha and Yashee Singh join host Utsa Sarmin to talk about why journalist and fact-checker Mohammed Zubair was arrested by Delhi Police. Second, Indian Express’s Sourav Roy Barman joins us to explain why there is a gap in India’s digital literacy as seen in the Performance Grading Index for Districts report. Third, I…
 
Diablo: Immortal has raked in a reported $24 million in its first two weeks as a free, downloadable game. However, some people say their business model tricks users into spending money. Polygon's Maddy Myers joins us. And, a law, that takes effect on June 6 in Florida that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, is being challenged on religious grounds…
 
Under the name Aerosol Arabic, Mohammed Ali became a pioneer in blending street art with Arabic script and imagery. He has made murals, installations, and theatrical productions around the world, from his native Birmingham, UK, to the US, Australia, and even the Vatican. He talks about developing his style and why he believes graffiti is both an an…
 
Today I talked to Claire Bellerjeau about her book (co-authored with Tiffany Yecke Brooks) Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth (Lyons Press, 2021). In January 1785, a young African American woman named Elizabeth was put on board the Lucretia in New York Harbor, bound for Charleston, where she…
 
In The Faddan More Psalter: The Discovery and Conservation of a Medieval Treasure Dr. John Gillis explores the conservation, construction, and context of an early medieval psalter discovered by chance in a bog at Faddan More, Co. Tipperary in July 2006. The different facets of this find are discussed in-depth, along with the pre-existing and newly …
 
Seán William Gannon's book The Irish Imperial Service: Policing Palestine and Administering the Empire, 1922–1966 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) explores Irish participation in the British imperial project after ‘Southern’ Ireland’s independence in 1922. Building on a detailed study of the Irish contribution to the policing of the Palestine Mandate, it…
 
How much does the average person know about Alexander Hamilton (1755 or 1757 – 1804)? Would we have guessed that this hero of many fiscal conservatives wrote, “A national debt, if it is not excessive will be to us a national blessing; it will be a powerful cement of our union…?” Most of us know that he was killed by his political enemy Aaron Burr i…
 
Benjamin Franklin grew up in a devout Protestant family with limited prospects for wealth and fame. By hard work, limitless curiosity, native intelligence, and luck (what he called "providence"), Franklin became one of Philadelphia's most prominent leaders, a world recognized scientist, and the United States' leading diplomat during the War for Ind…
 
How much does the average person know about Alexander Hamilton (1755 or 1757 – 1804)? Would we have guessed that this hero of many fiscal conservatives wrote, “A national debt, if it is not excessive will be to us a national blessing; it will be a powerful cement of our union…?” Most of us know that he was killed by his political enemy Aaron Burr i…
 
Satan's transformation from opaque functionary to chief antagonist is one of the most striking features of the development of Jewish theology in the Second Temple Period and beyond. Once no more than an "accuser" testing members of the human community, Satan, along with his demons, is presented by Jewish apocalyptic texts and the New Testament as a…
 
Benjamin Franklin grew up in a devout Protestant family with limited prospects for wealth and fame. By hard work, limitless curiosity, native intelligence, and luck (what he called "providence"), Franklin became one of Philadelphia's most prominent leaders, a world recognized scientist, and the United States' leading diplomat during the War for Ind…
 
Michael O'Neill, the Miracle Hunter, goes into details on his TV shows, books and explains the basics of what makes a saint and a miracle approved, while sipping Schnitz Dunkel. Books: https://amzn.to/3yogJV6 , https://www.ewtn.com/tv/shows/they-might-be-Saints, https://www.ewtn.com/tv/shows/explore-with-the-Miracle-hunter, https://www.ewtn.com/rad…
 
Al-Hurr inherits a mess on the Iberian Peninsula, but he's determined to make the most of it. Come hear about taxes, pocket protectors, and cleaning house in Governor Al-Hurr's episode! Tracks used "Castanets, Multi, A (H4n).wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org"acoustic_flamenco_imitation.wav" by Noise Collector of Freesound.org Re…
 
First, Indian Express’ Harish Damodaran joins host Shashank Bhargava to talk about why the sanctions on Russia have not worked, and how they have impacted Western countries instead. Next, Indian Express’ Deep Mukherjee talks about what an RTI reveals about the companies that are looking to invest in the Congress-ruled Rajasthan. And then, Indian Ex…
 
Kathy Gunst's three new recipes are all herb-forward ("herbaceous" as chefs might say) as well as a guide to some of her favorite herbs. And, earlier this month, Google engineer Blake Lemoine claimed the company's artificial intelligence had achieved sentience. While Lemoine's claims made waves online, many experts are pretty skeptical. University …
 
Many economists are talking about the threat of a possible recession within the next year. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins us. And, while there have been many advances in HIV treatment and prevention, advocates say there are still barriers to treatment, particularly in Black and Latino communities. Colorado Public Radio's Vic Vela …
 
Plus, a reflection on the significance of LGBT Pride in a scary political time for the community. Host Kai Wright and listeners react to the recent SCOTUS decisions, including the fall of Roe v. Wade. Hear Dr. Sanithia Williams from Alabama Women’s Clinic, and her experience as a provider in one of the 13 states with trigger laws; Elie Mystal, just…
 
Religion Unplugged Contributor Dr. Robert Carle is in Eldoret, Kenya for this episode, interviewing Pastor John Miaka and Pastor Philip Yego. They are accomplished runners who have competed internationally for Kenya winning marathons in Madrid, Valencia, the European Indoor Games, the 10k Road Race and have since retired from running to focus on th…
 
Today’s guests are Meredith Farmer and Jonathan D.S. Schroeder, the co-editors of a bracing new collection of essays about the figure of Ahab in Melville’s novel Moby-Dick. Meredith is the Assistant Teaching Professor of Core Literature at Wake Forest University. Her book Melville’s Leaks: Science, Materialism, and the Reconstitution of Persons is …
 
First, Indian Express’s Sohini Ghosh talks to host Utsa Sarmin about Teesta Setalvad’s arrest and her involvement in the Gujarat riots case. Second, Mihir Vasavda joins us to talk about Ningappa Genannavar, the son of a daily wage labourer from Karnataka winning a gold medal in wrestling. And in the end, Indian Express’s Soumyarendra Barik talks ab…
 
Today we bring you a special episode in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade. First, The Intercept’s Washington Editor, Nausicaa Renner takes us to the protests in front of SCOTUS that formed after the radical decision to end the right to abortion. Then we turn to a livestream conversation The Intercept hosted on Fr…
 
A Supreme Court ruling on Jun. 23 stripped away a person's ability to sue for damages if evidence is procured without police reading their Miranda rights. University of Michigan law professor Eve Brensike Primus joins us. And, Femi Oke, host of The Stream on Al Jazeera, assesses how online communities are responding to the Supreme Court ruling that…
 
Longtime women's rights attorney Kathryn Kolbert joins us after the Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade. She argued the Supreme Court case Planned Parenthood v. Casey in the 1990s that reaffirmed Roe. And, has there been a "John Dean moment" in the Jan. 6 hearings? Let's ask Dean, former White House counsel who testified in the Watergate hearin…
 
This 20 minute teaser is the conclusion to an hour and 45 minute long Intelligence Briefing we did on Baldwin's magnificent essay Down at the Cross. The full episode will be patreon-exclusive for roughly a year, so if you don't want to wait, be sure to sign up for our patreon to help support the show! https://www.patreon.com/posts/68187078 If you w…
 
Hugo Marcus (1880–1966) was a man of many names and many identities. Born a German Jew, he converted to Islam and took the name Hamid, becoming one of the most prominent Muslims in Germany prior to World War II. He was renamed Israel by the Nazis and sent to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp before escaping to Switzerland. He was a gay man who n…
 
Adrienne Mayor is renowned for exploring the borders of history, science, archaeology, anthropology, and popular knowledge to find historical realities and scientific insights--glimmering, long-buried nuggets of truth--embedded in myth, legends, and folklore. Combing through ancient texts and obscure sources, she has spent decades prospecting for i…
 
Eternalized Fragments: Reclaiming Aesthetics in Contemporary World Fiction (Ohio State UP, 2020) explores the implications of treating literature as art--examining the evolving nature of aesthetic inquiry in literary studies, with an eye to how twentieth- and twenty-first-century world fiction challenges our understandings of form, pleasure, ethics…
 
Hugo Marcus (1880–1966) was a man of many names and many identities. Born a German Jew, he converted to Islam and took the name Hamid, becoming one of the most prominent Muslims in Germany prior to World War II. He was renamed Israel by the Nazis and sent to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp before escaping to Switzerland. He was a gay man who n…
 
Hugo Marcus (1880–1966) was a man of many names and many identities. Born a German Jew, he converted to Islam and took the name Hamid, becoming one of the most prominent Muslims in Germany prior to World War II. He was renamed Israel by the Nazis and sent to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp before escaping to Switzerland. He was a gay man who n…
 
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