Paul Barrett discusses American Islam: The Struggle For The Soul of a Religion.
Who represents Islam in the United States, a country with 6 million Muslims? Is it the radical imam, the webmaster, the mystic, the feminist? Barrett traveled the country to discover what life is like for American Muslims in different regions of the nation. He finds that Muslims, like the rest of the population, are varied and diverse in look, thought, belief and behavior.
Paul Barrett is the Director of the Investigative Reporting Team for BusinessWeek and the author of American Islam.
Associate Program Director, Commonwealth Club of California
Paul M. Barrett
Paul Barrett is the director of the investigative reporting team at Business Week. He is the author of The Good Black: A True Story of Race in America.