Sacred Texts The Qu'Ran

Concluding its series on sacred texts Talk of the Nation looks at the holy book of Islam, the Qu'ran. One of the world's most often recited and memorized books, the Qu'ran was revealed to Muhammad by the angel Gabriel and tells the story of Muhammad's pilgrimages to Mecca. Join Ray Suarez and his guests as they discuss the message of the Qu'ran — that Allah is one. Guests: Amina Wadud Assistant professor in the department of philosophy and religious studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Author Qu'ran and Woman (Oxford University Press, 1992) Seyyed Hossein Nasr University professor of Islamic Studies at the George Washington University Author Ideals and Realities of Islam (Harper) A Young Muslim's Guide to the Modern World (Kazi) Listeners call in

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