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Mona Siddiqui, Ziauddin Sardar, Navid Kermani

Philip Dodd explores Islam, Mecca and the Qur'an with professor of Islamic and interreligious studies Mona Siddiqui, and scholars Ziauddin Sardar and Navid Kermani.

Mona Siddiqui, Professor of Islamic and interreligious studies at Edinbugh University, talks to Philip Dodd about her book called My Way: A Muslim Woman's Journey.

The scholar Ziauddin Sardar is the Chair of the Muslim Institute and Editor of Critical Muslim. He has written Mecca, The Sacred City which explores the history of the birthplace of Muhammad and his own pilgrimages to it.

Navid Kermani, the German Islamic scholar, has written God Is Beautiful: The Aesthetic Experience of the Quran which considers the manner in which the Quran has been perceived and experienced from the time of the Prophet to the present day.

Producer: Georgia Catt

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Mecca, The Sacred City

    Ziauddin Sardar talks to Philip Dodd about his new book

    Duration: 16:41

  • My Way: A Muslim Woman's Journey

    Mona Siddiqui talks about her new book

    Duration: 13:07

  • God Is Beautiful: The Aesthetic Experience of the Qur'an

    Navid Kermani talks about his new book

    Duration: 13:31

Credits

Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Mona Siddiqui
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest Ziauddin Sardar
Interviewed Guest Navid Kermani
Producer Georgia Catt

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