Seyyed Hossein Nasr — Hearing Muslim Voices Since 9/11
September 7, 2006

Dramatic headlines convey a predominantly violent picture of global Islam. But, during the past five years, Muslim guests on SOF have conveyed a thoughtful, questing, diverse, and compelling faith. Step back with us and hear these voices from the traditional and evolving center of Islam. And, Krista speaks with Seyyed Hossein Nasr, an esteemed Muslim scholar who brings a broad religious and historical perspective to hard questions about Islam and the West that have lingered uncomfortably in American life since 9/11.


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Over the past five years, Krista has had many conversations with Muslims from all walks of life. Join us in listening to some of these wise voices and their understanding of what it means to be Muslim today.

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This Web-exclusive audio features full-length clips from the cutting room floor. Seyyed Hossein Nasr elaborates on his experience in Cairo during the September 11 attacks, the Muslim perspective on evil, and the nature of Shiism in the Middle East.

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Voices on the Radio

Seyyed Hossein Nasr

is University Professor of Religious Studies at George Washington University and the author of many books, including Islam: Religion, History, and Civilization.

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Host/Producer: Krista Tippett

Managing Producer: Kate Moos

Executive Editor: Bill Buzenberg

Associate Producer: Colleen Scheck

Associate Producer: Jody Abramson

Web Producer: Trent Gilliss