Understanding Islam with Lesley Hazleton, Author of "The First Muslim"
With Sunni militants declaring a new Islamic state in the Middle East and two Shia-led regimes in peril, we discuss the origins of Islam with an author who spent thirteen years in the Middle East.
- Lesley Hazleton - Former Middle East reporter and author of "The First Muslim," a biography of Islam's Prophet Muhammad. She writes her agnostic take on religion on her blog, "The Accidental Theologist." She'll be speaking at Dartmouth Wednesday as part of their Summer Lecture Series.
Here's her TED talk on reading the Koran: