Familiarity Leads to Love (Episode 1 and 2 of the Qalam Podcast)
I started listening to the Qalam Podcast this week. So far I’ve heard Episode 1 and 2, and what I like about the series is that it is an accessible introduction to the life of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. Below, a few notes from the listen.
- Seerah is a literary term. It’s the path someone has walked, traversed
- Seerah is everything that has come to us from the life of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him.
- Physical descriptions, family life, military life, all of these things are part of the seerah
Why study seerah?
- Our experience of the seerah is often like a fairytale. About things that happened long ago to people we can’t relate to. It’s done like a story. Or our experience is just hearing a list of facts like a Wikipedia page. We are in need of humanizing the Prophet, peace and…
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