Listen to all three of our guests provide further insight about the role religion plays in the public's daily life.
Religious fundamentalism has reshaped our view of world events. In this show, host Krista Tippett explores the appeal of fundamentalism in Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, as experienced from the inside. Three accomplished men, who were religious extremists at one time in their lives, provide revealing insight into the spiritual and cultural dimensions of fundamentalism. They also discuss religious impulses which counter the fundamentalist world view and helped them break free.
is professor of Law at UCLA, and author of Tolerant Islam.
Mouw is the president of Fuller Theological Seminary and a columnist for Beliefnet.com.
Halevi writes for The Jerusalem Report, The New Republic, and the Los Angeles Times, and has authored two books.