Book Discussion on Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time

Karen Armstrong talked about her book Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time, published by HarperCollins in the Eminent Lives series. She… read more

Karen Armstrong talked about her book Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time, published by HarperCollins in the Eminent Lives series. She described Muhammad, the prophet and founder of Islam, as a respectful man who lived a decent life. She argued that while the Islamic religion is often represented as cruel, inherently violent and intolerant, Muhammad taught tolerance toward Jews and Christians to his followers. After her presentation she responded to audience members' questions.

This lecture titled “Islam: The Misunderstood Religion,” was part of the Mosaic Foundation Lecture Series on “Re-Discovering the Arab World.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 3, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2007

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  • Dec 03, 2006 | 4:34pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 2006 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2007 | 1:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 2007 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
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