Sufi Heart with Omid Safi

Sufi Heart with Omid Safi

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The Sufi Heart podcast with Omid Safi features teachings and stories about a sacred tradition of love, one that manifests outwardly as justice and inwardly as tenderness.  Drawing primarily on the wisdom of the Islamic tradition as well as the legacies of the Civil Rights movements and other wisdom teachings, Omid invites you to a meditation on the transformative power of love and recalling the necessity of linking healing our own hearts with healing the world. Omid Safi is director of Duke University’s Islamic Studies Center. He specializes in the study of Islamic mysticism and contemporary Islam and frequently writes on liberationist traditions of Dr. King, Malcolm X, and is committed to traditions that link together love and justice.Omid is the past chair for the Study of Islam at the American Academy of Religion. He has written many books, including Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism; Cambridge Companion to American Islam; Politics of Knowledge in Premodern Islam; and Memories of Muhammad. His forthcoming books include Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Traditions and a book on the famed mystic Rumi.Omid is among the most frequently sought out speakers on Islam in popular media, appearing in The New York Times, Newsweek, Washington Post, PBS, NPR, NBC, CNN, and other international media. He leads spiritual tours every year to Turkey, Morocco, or other countries, to study the rich multiple religious traditions there. The trips are open to everyone, from every country. More information is available at Illuminated Tours.
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The Sufi Heart podcast with Omid Safi features teachings and stories about a sacred tradition of love, one that manifests outwardly as justice and inwardly as tenderness.  Drawing primarily on the wisdom of the Islamic tradition as well as the legacies of the Civil Rights movements and other wisdom teachings, Omid invites you to a meditation on the transformative power of love and recalling the necessity of linking healing our own hearts with healing the world. Omid Safi is director of Duke University’s Islamic Studies Center. He specializes in the study of Islamic mysticism and contemporary Islam and frequently writes on liberationist traditions of Dr. King, Malcolm X, and is committed to traditions that link together love and justice.Omid is the past chair for the Study of Islam at the American Academy of Religion. He has written many books, including Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism; Cambridge Companion to American Islam; Politics of Knowledge in Premodern Islam; and Memories of Muhammad. His forthcoming books include Radical Love: Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Traditions and a book on the famed mystic Rumi.Omid is among the most frequently sought out speakers on Islam in popular media, appearing in The New York Times, Newsweek, Washington Post, PBS, NPR, NBC, CNN, and other international media. He leads spiritual tours every year to Turkey, Morocco, or other countries, to study the rich multiple religious traditions there. The trips are open to everyone, from every country. More information is available at Illuminated Tours.
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Episodes (23)
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Alan Watts is Coming to t...

02 Jun 2021 | 03 mins 10 secs

Alan Watts is Coming...

02 Jun 2021 | 03 mins 10 secs

Ep. 22 – Spirituality and...

01 May 2021 | 43 mins 52 secs

Ep. 22 – Spiritualit...

01 May 2021 | 43 mins 52 secs

Ep. 21 – Anti-Racism As A...

25 Mar 2021 | 49 mins 06 secs

Ep. 21 – Anti-Racism...

25 Mar 2021 | 49 mins 06 secs

Ep. 20 – Love, Justice, a...

10 Nov 2020 | 56 mins 26 secs

Ep. 20 – Love, Justi...

10 Nov 2020 | 56 mins 26 secs

Ep. 19 – Expanding Our Ci...

03 Jun 2020 | 27 mins 06 secs

Ep. 19 – Expanding O...

03 Jun 2020 | 27 mins 06 secs

Ep. 18 – Listening, Suffe...

15 May 2020 | 58 mins 53 secs

Ep. 18 – Listening, ...

15 May 2020 | 58 mins 53 secs

Ep. 17 – Finding Refuge i...

25 Mar 2020 | 41 mins 49 secs

Ep. 17 – Finding Ref...

25 Mar 2020 | 41 mins 49 secs

Ep. 16 - Fireside Chats w...

13 Mar 2020 | 50 mins 23 secs

Ep. 16 - Fireside Ch...

13 Mar 2020 | 50 mins 23 secs

Ep. 15 – Fireside Chats w...

21 Feb 2020 | 41 mins 54 secs

Ep. 15 – Fireside Ch...

21 Feb 2020 | 41 mins 54 secs

Ep. 14 - Rabbi Abraham Jo...

06 Nov 2019 | 46 mins 48 secs

Ep. 14 - Rabbi Abrah...

06 Nov 2019 | 46 mins 48 secs

Ep. 13 – The Conference o...

08 Jul 2019 | 49 mins 29 secs

Ep. 13 – The Confere...

08 Jul 2019 | 49 mins 29 secs

Ep. 12 – The Conference o...

17 Jun 2019 | 42 mins 22 secs

Ep. 12 – The Confere...

17 Jun 2019 | 42 mins 22 secs

Ep. 11 - Dr. Martin Luthe...

21 May 2019 | 45 mins 03 secs

Ep. 11 - Dr. Martin ...

21 May 2019 | 45 mins 03 secs

Ep. 10 – Finding Compassi...

25 Mar 2019 | 40 mins 03 secs

Ep. 10 – Finding Com...

25 Mar 2019 | 40 mins 03 secs

Ep. 9 – Mysticism in the ...

17 Mar 2019 | 58 mins 59 secs

Ep. 9 – Mysticism in...

17 Mar 2019 | 58 mins 59 secs