Bridging Personal Differences with Imam Jihad Turk
52 Weeks of Hope
Have you ever felt judged? In this week's episode of 52 Weeks of Hope, IMAM Jihad Turk, born in Arizona to a Christian mom and a Muslim dad, discusses how he overcame obstacles in his life as an American kid with the name “Jihad” growing up where only 1% of our population is Muslim (when 25% of the world is actually Muslim!) Hear how Jihad ultimately embraced his religion to cure that indescribable feeling that “something’s missing.” He shows us how to bridge the gap between being misunderstood or feeling excluded to feeling loved, appreciated, and having inner peace. Today Jihad works tirelessly bringing cultures together as one. IMAM Jihad Turk is a recognizable figure on the forefront of peaceful coexistence between communities. Join us in this enlightening episode sure to bring a smile to anyone listening.
Tariq (@imamtariqelamin) talks with Jihad Turk. Jihad is the Founding President of Bayan Claremont, a Muslim Institution of Higher Education in the United States granting graduate degrees in Islamic Chaplaincy, and Islamic Studies. Jihad shares a bit about his upbringing, describing himself as a kid from Arizona who didn't grow up speaking Arabic. His thirst for knowledge about Islam would take him from being a college student on track for an engineering degree to the University of Madinah where a path of Islamic education would begin. Jihad talks with us about that experience and others as they ultimately led to the founding of Bayan. Jihad talks about the course offerings, and also shares an exciting new development and great resources for all students of knowledge. Guest- Jihad TurkHost/Producer- Tariq I. El-AminExecutive Producer- Abdul Malik MujahidMusicBeat.dowsing - bones - http://bit.ly/2x2GdIeImageBayan ClaremontEdited by Tariq I. El-Amin
Extremism feat. Sammy Obeid, Adam Yenser, Ariella Schusterman and Jihad Turk
Up Close & Political
We take it to the limit with stand-up comedy on extremism from Palestinian American Sammy Obeid, Conservative American Adam Yenser, and dorky American Toby Muresianu - followed by insightful discussion with Ariella Schusterman, deputy regional director of the Anti-Defamation League in Los Angeles, and Jihad Turk, president of Bayan Claremont Islamic graduate school.
Diffused Congruence: The American Muslim Experience
For this episode we're glad to be joined by Jihad Turk, founder and president of Bayan Claremont -- the country's first graduate school to offer accredited Master’s degrees in the fields of Islamic Studies, Education, Chaplaincy and Leadership -- for a lengthy and enriching conversation that spans his own personal narrative and encompasses the role of Muslims in modern American life and what they can offer the broader community. Check out our chat below (or via iTunes or Stitcher), and as always, please hit "like" on our Facebook page, and send any comments or questions to DiffusedCongruence@gmail.com.
Amna and Alyssa discuss listener feedback in response to last week's episode with Sophia Nelson. Next week, Jihad Turk, president of the first graduate school for Islamic study in America sits down with Amna to talk about his mission to desegregate theological study in America.Like what we're doing? Leave a review! ----> http://bit.ly/2nkax9i* ABOUT AMNA NAWAZ: Amna Nawaz is ABC News' digital anchor and an Emmy-award winning journalist who has reported from across the U.S. and around the world. Amna launched "Uncomfortable" to tackle the issues that divide our country, and to better understand how we move past them.Follow Amna on Twitter: http://abcn.ws/2m4DuF6Follow Amna on Instagram: http://abcn.ws/2mLRYybDiscover more podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa