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

posted: Fri, Nov 15, 2013


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 bookThomas 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: