Being Ramadan Im on the lookout for some wholesome things to read and watch about Islam rather than the non stop gaming im usually up to. Well to be honest more so watch as Im unbelievably lazy.. As I was looking around I came across this great video, as the title suggests, an agnostic Jew exploring the Quran.
Lesley Hazleton (born 1945) is an award-winning British-American writer whose work focuses on the intersection of politics, religion, and history, especially in the Middle East. She reported from Israel for Time, and has written on the Middle East for numerous publications including The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, Harper’s, The Nation, and The New Republic.
Hazleton was born in England, and became a United States citizen in 1994. She was based in Jerusalem from 1966 to 1979 and in New York City from 1979 to 1992, when she moved to her current home in Seattle WA, originally to get her pilot’s license. She has two degrees in psychology (B.A. Manchester University, M.A. Hebrew University of Jerusalem).
In April 2010, she began blogging as The Accidental Theologist, focusing on religion, politics, and existence.She is currently working on a new biography of Muhammad, to be published by Riverhead/Viking in 2012.
An interesting video I hope you enjoy as much as I did,