As part of Fall for the Book 2010, the annual book festival held at George Mason University, Omid Safi, a professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, offers "Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters", a new biography that studies the many perspectives on the founder of Islam, who's been viewed throughout history as "a holy prophet, a cultural revolutionary, a military leader, or a spiritual mystic."

Recorded on September 23, 2010.

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