Muhammad, The First Muslim
03/11/13 - Monday’s Topical Currents is the fascinating story of Muhammed. This one man radically changed the world, yet westerners have little idea of who he was or where he came from. We’ll speak with journalist Lesley Hazelton, author of the THE FIRST MUSLIM: The Story of Muhammad. Born an orphan, he had a monogamous marriage of 24 years. He became a prophet in the year 610, when he was 40, after being exiled from Mecca to Medina. That’s Topical Currents with Joseph Cooper & Bonnie Berman . . . Monday at 1pm on WLRN-HD1, rebroadcast at 7pm on WLRN-HD2.