Inside Islam: May 12, 2010 Episode, ‘Why The Prophet Muhammad Matters’

Omid Safi,  Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, author of Memories of Muhammad discusses with Jean Feraca about the importance of the Prophet Mohammed. How do contemporary Muslims revere the Prophet, as a “mystic, a revolutionary or a military leader?”

Safi’s interview is the latest in the Inside Islam series produced here on the UW-Madison campus. To listen, click here or visit the Inside Islam blog at