Re-Sight Islam
The Company You Keep

The Company You Keep

January 25, 2019

Season 2 - Episode 19 - The Company You Keep - Family always has your back, right?  Well, not always.  Sometimes they can be your biggest critics and hurdles.  In this episode of Re-Sight Islam, Qasim and Salaam examine this paradox and reveal that family - true family - is not always related by blood. 

The team looks at those who were first to believe the words of the Q'uran, the first 5 family members and the 5 companions who became the true family of Muhammad.  

In this episode, you will find out - What was Muhammad's religion prior to the revelation of the Q'uran?  Who was the first to believe Muhammad?  Why do we always have that one crazy uncle in the family?  and Who was the least amongst them who became one of the greatest?

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Persevere

Persevere

January 22, 2019

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Persevere - What do you do when you know something great is just around the corner, but the struggle is real?  Do you quit or do you keep pushing forward? In this episode of Re-Sight Islam, Qasim and Salaam address this by looking at the struggles of the Holy Prophet in the days immediately following the first revelation of the words of the Q'uran.

This episode examines how Muhammad was bouyed by his faith, and the support of his beloved wife and a Christian hermit, as he came to grasp the enormity of the burden that God had bestowed upon him.  

What is the "Night of Destiny"?  What are the two most important days of your life?  Who was the man that the Meccans said was unwell and suicidal? What is your "why"?  With more popculture references from Indiana Jones, Star Wars and Marvel Comics, the team will guide you to the answers to these questions and more. 

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Recite

Recite

January 18, 2019

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Recite - This is the episode that is the epicenter of the story of Islam - and the origin of the Podcast name.  In this episode of Re-Sight Islam, Qasim and Salaam examine the life of Muhammad with his beloved wife, Khadija, and the years leading up to the Prophet's revelation of the Q'uran by the Angel Gabriel.  

This episode examines the family struggles and losses that Muhammad and Hadija experienced as well as their dedication and devotion toward eachother and God.  The team also looks at the faith of this 40 year old man as he stands on the precipice of changing the world. 

You will find out - Is Salaam an apocalyptic prepper? What did the Angel Gabriel say to the man in the cave?  Who was the first person to accept Islam?  and When can a woman divorce her husband?

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Special Episode: Questions from our Listeners!

Special Episode: Questions from our Listeners!

January 15, 2019

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Special Episode - In this episode of Re-Sight Islam, Qasim and Salaam answer a few questions that have been sent in by the listeners.

How does Islam view Tattoos?  (And who are we to judge either way?)

Are all the Prophets male? (And if so, what does that mean for a woman's role in Islam?)

Why wouldn't God reveal his message to everyone instead of just a select few?

With the ususal LOTR and Marvel references, you can find out: What are the 4 greatest attributes of God?  What ever happened to the video of Salaam punching Qasim in the face?  What is the difference between Grace and Mercy? and Why is finding God like going to the gym?  

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WOW!  Over 35,000 downloads!  Thank you so much for all the support!

The Trustworthy and the Virtuous

The Trustworthy and the Virtuous

January 11, 2019

Season 2 - Episode 15 - The Trustworthy and the Virtuous - In this episode of Re-Sight Islam, Qasim and Salaam take a close look at the unlikely story of a poor, uneducated 25 year old man who catches the eye of a wealthy, 40 year old, twice widowed, business woman - and the relationship that blossomed from this improbable pairing.

This episode will also help you will learn how a business woman shattered the glass ceiling in a time where women didn't do such things and how her tenacity in doing the unexpected paid off.  You will understand the beauty of the love story that molded the man who changed the world.

Take a listen to Salaam's Terminator impersonation and Qasim's favorite quote from Interstellar.  What is the real value of knowing your family tree? Why won't Qasim use his 23&Me Test?  How important is a match-maker to get you that special someone? 

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Over 33,000 downloads!  Thank you so much for all the support!

The Elements of Justice

The Elements of Justice

January 8, 2019

Season 2 - Episode 14 - The Elements of Justice - In this episode of Re-Sight Islam, Qasim and Salaam take a closer look at one of the key fundementals of the Islamic Faith:  the fair and equitable treatment of all people - the upholding of justice.

The narrative of Justice weaves a story that works it's way from quantum physics to meteors to volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.  With an emphasis on understanding the importance of one's oath and the secular nature of just treatment, the team uses the Prophet's own experiences  and the example of the Midian people to bring the stories to life.

What does the discovery of the "God Particle" have to do with Islam?  What are the best haggling tactics to get a fair price?  Why is Salaam worried about so many F's and Z's?  What does Wakanda have in common with the Kaaba?  How do you earn a woman's respect?

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Mirror, Mirror

Mirror, Mirror

January 4, 2019

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Mirror, Mirror - In this episode, Re-Sight Islam addresses whether a man is the reflection of the society in which he lives or can society be molded into the reflection of the man. 

Qasim and Salaam tackle how a young man can rise to greatness and fulfill the prophecies - even in the face of temptation and violence.  What does it take for a person to go against societal trends and norms to affect change around him?  Can one man sheath the swords of perpetual war?

Take a listen as Salaam does a rather impressive impersonation of Gollum from LOTR and pays homage to "Guns & Roses".  Find out why all the cool kids are hanging out inside and why sleeping through that next crazy party might just be the best thing for you.  Qasim and Salaam also answer the age old questions of "Did the Meccans invent Hip-Hop?", "Who were the original members of the Justice League?" and whether Qasim actually believes that there are aliens living amongst us.... Download and listen to find the answers!

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The Great Tree

The Great Tree

January 1, 2019

Season 2 - Episode 12 - The Great Tree - In this episode of Re-Sight Islam, Qasim and Salaam bring the story back to that of a young boy orphaned at the young age of 6 years old.

Embraced by his Grandfather, only to be orphaned again in 2 years, the child's story is that of compassion and empathy.  Qasim and Salaam relate the teachings of Jesus, through Matthew, and the visions of the kindly Grandfather, Abd al Muttalib, that the "good tree will bear the good fruit".

To find out what the Prophet Muhammad and Bruce Wayne had in common, learn why "kids will be kids", and understand why Salaam should never be allowed near spandex and capes - download and take a listen to this weeks episode!

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Friends and Allies

Friends and Allies

December 28, 2018

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Friends and Allies -  In this episode of Re-Sight Islam, Qasim and Salaam take a look at an issue that is all too common in today's society - the bullying of people because of their differences - and how we can each step up to stop it and become the Friends and Allies that we all need.

Using today's headlines, personal examples from their own lives and the historical precedent set in the history of Islam, Qasim and Salaam explain how ignorance and fear can be overcome by knowledge and compassion.

The team reaches back to 90's pop culture references and, in a flashback, explain why "Saved by the Bell" was never Qasim's favorite show!  Find out what the Q'uran teaches about the respect of women, what it really means to be "sent to the pirncipal's office", and how do you answer the question "You're a Muslim, right?"

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The Heart of a Prophet

The Heart of a Prophet

December 21, 2018

Season 2 - Episode 10 - The Heart of a Prophet -  In this episode of Re-Sight Islam, Qasim and Salaam begin the story of the life of the Prophet Muhammad from birth until he is orphaned at the tender young age of six.

They tell the story of a very young boy, facing an uphill struggle - fatherless, poor, and, eventually an orphan - who, even at an early age, demonstrated the tenacity, faith and strength of will that would be a hallmark of his journey.

What is "Desert Day Care"? Who was the kind Christian Scholar that saved the young Muhammad? Did an Angel actually preform open heart surgery?  What is the number one boys' name on the planet?  and Who does the Prophet say you should respect the most?  The answer to these questions and more are to be found in this episode - so take a listen!

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