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NPR interviews Denise Spellberg: "The Surprising Story of 'Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an'"

Posted: October 15, 2013
Prof. Denise A. Spellberg. Photo courtesy of Knopf.

Prof. Denise A. Spellberg. Photo courtesy of Knopf.

On October 12, National Public Radio's All Things Considered host Arun Rath interview Professor Denise A. Spellberg about the story examined in her new book Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an: Islam and the Founders, in which she draws parallels between the beliefs of the founding father and religious tolerance in the United States today.

Read a transcript and listen to the full interview at:
The Surprising Story of 'Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an on NPR


Dr. Spellberg's book was also recently reviewed on The Daily Beast, and excerpted on Salon -- read more at:
http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/history/news/7040

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