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EP 091: Resurrection: Ertuğrul | Round Table with Mohamed Ghilan

Netflix recently released Resurrection: Ertuğrul to western audiences and Muslims on the internet has been abuzz about it.   We set out to share our excitement and experiences while watching the show and take a stab (pun intended) at providing some historical context and compare it to the situation of the Muslim world today. Hosts: Mahin, SIM, Irfan and Dr. Mohammed Ghilan =============== E-mail us your comments, feedback and questions at: TheMadMamluks@gmail.com Twitter: @TheMadMamluks Facebook: www.facebook.com/themadmamluks Instagram: TheMadMamluks  
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EP 090: Love will Tear us Apart: Polygamy and Infidelity | Nuriddeen Knight

We talk to Ustadha Nuriddeen Knight from By The Fig and The Olive Blog about secret marriages, polygamy and the #metoo movement. Hosts: Mahin, SIM and Summer Nuriddeen Knight completed an MA in psychology with a focus on child and family from Columbia University. Alongside her academic degree, she studied traditional Islamic knowledge including Islamic law, theology, spirituality and prophetic biography with local scholars and in the majalis in Amman, Jordan. In 2015 she created Nooralshadhili.com, a holistic initiative focused on human development through education, research, and counseling. Her written work has been featured in thepublicdiscourse.commvslim.com,altmuslimah.com and thedemureist.com. She compiled a collection of 40 sayings from the prophet Muhammad's life through the narration of his wife Aisha and is currently working on its second edition. In 2013 she gave a lecture entitled 'A middle ground: An Islamic and Psychological Perspective on the Divided Self', combining Islamic wisdom and psychoanalytical theory. In 2014 she taught the New Muslims Program and Perfecting the Prayer classes for new Muslims in the M.E.C.C.A. center. In the summer of 2015 she conducted a class on traditional Islamic theology in Masjid At-Taqwa in Brooklyn, NY. And most recently gave an online lecture for Rabata.org concerning marital conflict. She currently resides in Fez, Morocco with her husband Ustadh Abu Bakr and NYC. Contact: M.me/Knight.Nuriddeen http://bythefigandtheolive.com/ Twitter: @FigandOliveBlog
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EP 089: Take No Prisoners | Imam Shadeed Muhammad

Mahin and Ismail talk to Imam Shaheed Muhammad about his conversion to Islam and how he dealt with some of the extreme elements within the Salafi dawah from the east coast. Imam Shadeed is the CEO of Rawdah Publications, Entrepreneur, Muslim, Author, Community Leader and Speaker on Islamic Affairs for Indigenous Muslims. 00:00-10:00: Early interactions with Islam 10:00-23:00: The road from prison to University of Medina 23:00-45:00: The (extreme) Salafi takeover 45:00-60:00: Know your audience 60:00-70:00: Countering 'Progressive Islam' and western Muslim brands 70:00-85:00: Regarding NAK scandal, how large Muslim organizations shun impoverished Muslim communities. 85:00-90:00: The Honorarium problem ================ https://www.facebook.com/ImamShadeedMuhammad/ Twitter and Periscope: @Shadeed_M76 Rawdah.info/Rawdah E-mail us your comments, feedback and questions at: TheMadMamluks@gmail.com Twitter: @TheMadMamluks Facebook: www.facebook.com/themadmamluks Instagram: TheMadMamluks
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EP 088: Taiba USA | Nadeen Mustafa

Mahin, SIM and Summer talk to Nadeen Mustafa about Taiba USA based out of Houston, TX.  Taiba created an innovative approach utilizing the corporate database models in building a safe space for Muslim women to meet up for social gatherings, mentorship programs, and skill-building workshops. Contact Taiba info@taiba-usa.org www.facebook.com/TaibaUSA/ http://www.taiba-usa.org =========================== E-mail us your comments, feedback and questions at: TheMadMamluks@gmail.com Twitter: @TheMadMamluks Facebook: www.facebook.com/themadmamluks Instagram: TheMadMamluks  
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