Booklovers’ Cafe – Lesley Hazleton, The First Muslim

(Airdate: April 11, 2023) Cris welcomes Lesley Hazelton to Booklovers’ Cafe to talk about her book, The First Muslim: the Story of Muhammed. Lesley is a former psychologist and political journalist with deep roots in both Judaism and Catholicism. She once described herself as a Jew who seriously considered becoming a rabbi, a former convent schoolgirl who daydreamed about being a nun, an agnostic with a deep sense of religious mystery though no affinity for organized religion Her work has been widely praised for its blend of insight, in depth research and fine writing.