Thursday, January 24, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Lesley Hazleton: The Extraordinary Life of Muhammad

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

Civics, Media Library

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Muhammad’s was a life of almost unparalleled historical importance, yet for all the iconic power of his name, the dramatic story of the prophet of Islam is not well-known. Fresh off her post as Town Hall’s first Scholar in Residence, Lesley Hazleton, author of The First Muslim, brings Muhammad to life, offering insight into a man navigating between idealism and pragmatism, faith and politics, nonviolence and violence, rejection and acclaim. Following Muhammad’s rise from powerlessness to power, Hazleton illuminates not only an immensely significant figure but also his lastingly relevant legacy. Presented as part of the Town Hall Civics series with Elliott Bay Book Company. Series supported by The Boeing Company, the RealNetworks Foundation, and the True/Brown Foundation.


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3 Comments

  1. Hashim.K.T
    Posted January 28, 2013 at 11:19 am | Permalink

    Placed the order for ‘the first Muslim’ with Amazon.com, but I am unlucky that I have to wait for a minimums of one month..

    • Town Hall
      Posted January 28, 2013 at 12:23 pm | Permalink

      Hi Hashim,

      Have you tried clicking the brown “Buy Book” link above? Not only are you supporting a great local independent bookseller but you should get the book much sooner!

  2. Hashim.K.T
    Posted January 31, 2013 at 7:20 pm | Permalink

    I placed my order for ‘the first Muslim’ on 28th and got delivery in Qatar on 31st…

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