backfromfajr

di Alaa and Hala

The everyday Muslim experience is not spoken about enough. As youth we are encountering struggles or existential questions that we may feel uncomfortable discussing. Join us as we discuss these issues and share our life experiences. Let us sit down and believe for a while.  

Episodi del podcast

  • Stagione 2

  • S02 E01 - Episode 8: How the Education System Failed Us

    S02 E01 - Episode 8: How the Education System Failed Us

    In season 2 we’re focusing inwards, taking more nuanced perspectives on the self and focusing on topics related to our majors (Cognitive Science), like AI, the self and identity. In the first episode of the season we talk about t...

    01:18:37
  • Stagione 1

  • S01 E07 - Episode 7: Why Is Self-Care Important?

    S01 E07 - Episode 7: Why Is Self-Care Important?

    Why is self-care important? As university starts up again and we adjust to the new abnormal, we're continuously reminded to do acts of self-care. However, what does that look like? What does Islam have to say about it? We talk abo...

    45:31
  • S01 E06 - Episode 6: Do We Have Free Will? Part II

    S01 E06 - Episode 6: Do We Have Free Will? Part II

    This episode is part 2 of our two part series where we explore free will and determination. In this episode we explore the different Islamic as well as Buddhist philosophies surrounding free will and our own beliefs.

    01:10:33
  • S01 E05 - Episode 5: Do We Have Free Will? Part I

    S01 E05 - Episode 5: Do We Have Free Will? Part I

    This episode is part one of a two-part series where we explore free will and predetermination. In this episode, we prove our free will by analysing God's names, Al-Aleem (The All-Knowing) and Al-Jabbar (The Compeller), where we co...

    01:00:35
  • S01 E04 - Episode 4: Can Anyone Be Creative?

    S01 E04 - Episode 4: Can Anyone Be Creative?

    In this episode we discuss what Islam and several Islamic philosophers have said on creativity. We take you through the creative process of backfromfajr and the doubts that we encounter along the way with any creative process. Exp...

    44:51