In this edition of What’s Going On – Loraine Ballard Morrill speaks with Chase F. Robinson the author of Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1,000 Years. The book was written by a leading expert on Islam, who is also President of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Authoritative, copiously illustrated, and both fair-minded and far-reaching, it captures a millennium of extraordinary history in 30 brief and readable biographies of religious, political and military leaders, as well as merchants, scientists and writers. Chase also comments on impact of President Trump’s Executive Order suspending immigration from seven largely Muslim countries.
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