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Sarah Joseph

Sarah Joseph, the editor of a Muslim lifestyle magazine, talks to Joan Bakewell about her conversion to Islam and about life as a Muslim in Britain since 9/11.

Joan Bakewell's guest on Belief is the editor of Emel - the most widely read British Muslim magazine. Sarah Joseph regularly appears on lists of the world's most influential Muslims. A deeply religious child, she was baptised and confirmed into the Catholic Church and even thought about becoming a nun. But then, at the age of sixteen, Sarah embraced Islam. She's made a career of communicating her understanding of Islam to British society. and was awarded an OBE in 2004. In this interview Sarah considers how her understanding of two great faiths has shaped both her career and her experience of God.
Producer: Charlotte Simpson.

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30 minutes