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Convictions of the Heart

Convictions of the Heart

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Convictions of the Heart - How strong are you?  Not physically, but mentally and emotionally?  Have you ever been pushed to your limit - to the point where the only thing left is your will and your spirit?  We all have a breaking point - but at what cost is it reached. In this episode, Qasim and Salaam reveal a mere sliver of the many trials and tribulations that faced early Muslims as they struggled to overcome the prejudice of the people of Mecca.  Through physical torture and anguish, the faith of the Prophet's followers was put to the ultimate test - with many paying the price with broken bodies, crushed spirits and, yes, lost lives. In this episode, the team weaves in their trusty references to LOTR and spice it up with some Mad Maxx and Game of Thrones.  You will find out who was Balal and what was the "Mic Drop Moment" that defined his life.  You will learn the names of the remarkable and true followers who suffered greatly at the hands of their own people.  AND you will understand what is meant when "a sin is not a sin" in the eyes of Allah. Thank you to everyone who has sent in questions and voted on our polls! We love hearing from you. Be sure to send in questions and vote on our poll on our website here: www.religionnewsfoundation.org/resightislam If you have any questions for Qasim or have suggestions for topics, you can always Tweet them to @MuslimIQ  or @ReligionNewsFdn or send an email to ReSightIslam@ReligionNewsFoundation.org. This has been a production of the Religion News Foundation  For more information on these, and other religion news stories from around the world, visit religionnews.com or subscribe to  “Religion News Headlines” on your Alexa or Google smart home device, or on Apple Podcast. The Religion News Foundation – Your source for professional journalism covering religion for over  80 years.   Love what you hear?  Show your support and help us keep Re-Sight Islam as the #1 Podcast on Islam in the US by Becoming a Patron - and getting cool gear! - your generous donations will ensure that we are able to deliver a message of peace and reconciliation for all to hear! 43,000 downloads and counting... we really have something going here!  Thank you so much for all the support!

Duration: 21 min

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