The Greed for Ilm Podcast (gfi podcast)

Hunter Maats, co-host of the Mixed Mental Arts podcast, joins me to talk about what athiests and members of ISIS have in common. Hunter was a guest on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast and stirred up controversy when he likened Sam Harris and his “new atheist” followers to Baghadadi and his ISIS followers. I’m glad...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:14pm EST

Alan Hart is an author, former Middle East Chief Correspondent for Independent Television News, and former BBC Panorama presenter specializing in the Middle East. Throughout his career he has interviewed great historical figures like King Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Yasser Arafat, President Jimmy Carter, and Golda Meir. For a more in depth look into all...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 11:04am EST

This episode I continue the Listener Emails with part 5. I share a follow up email from Listener Emails part 4, a letter I received from a listener with GREAT news, and some kind words from Europe! Want to be on the podcast? I keep all senders, and their location, anonymous so don’t worry. If...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 2:51pm EST

This episode I am joined by Dr Abdul El Sayed. Dr. El Sayed is Executive Director & Health Officer, Detroit Health Department, City of Detroit. We talk about a wide range of topics including his background, education, what inspired him to get into local government, the Flint water crisis and more. Some Links and Topics...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:49pm EST

This episode I have the “God father of MMA Pakistan”, brother Bashir Ahmad. Bashir shares his wild journey into becoming a Mixed Martial Artist. Some Links and Topics Mentioned In This Episode Bashir Ahmad Facebook Twitter CTE (brain damage) His time spent in Thailand His two gyms in Pakistan You can listen to more episodes here.

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:12pm EST

This episode is my first episode back after a LONG hiatus! I want to dedicate this episode to explaining where I’ve been over the past year and what I’ve been busy doing. More episodes to come soon inshallah! I appreciate all the emails, tweets, letters I received. It’s truly humbling. Thanks again and I’m looking...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:28pm EST

This episode I continue the “Listener Emails” series and read a handful of emails sent in by listeners of this podcast. It’s an interesting batch of emails this time around. A catholic from Jordan, a convert in England to an Australian Muslim mother who’s worried about her sons. Oh! There’s a father and son team...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 10:41am EST

This episode I am back with TV presenter, journalist and author sister Kristiane Backer. She is author of a book called, “From MTV to Mecca” which chronicles her journey to Islam. Back in the 80’s and 90’s, MTV was the “one stop shop” if for musicians, pop stars, celebrities, etc. Kristiane joins me to talk about...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 1:12pm EST

I recently came back from a “fact finding mission” to Utah. Utah is known as the “Mormon State” and I thought it would be neat to visit for a few days and meet as many Muslims as I can. I share my experiences this episode and talk about a very sad fact that Muslims face...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 4:39pm EST

Founder of Rafiq and Friends sister Fatehmeh Mashouf joins me to talk about Rafiq and Friends and the importance of teaching our children religious and cultural identity. Fatemeh Mashouf is a litigation attorney living in Los Angeles, California. Before law school, Fatemeh got her undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego, with a...

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Category:GFI Podcast -- posted at: 3:44pm EST