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  • Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an: Islam and the Founders | Denise A. Spellberg

    Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an: Islam and the Founders

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Denise A. Spellberg
    • Narrated By Jo Anna Perrin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    In 1765, 11 years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur'an. This marked only the beginning of his lifelong interest in Islam, and he would go on to acquire numerous books on Middle Eastern languages, history, and travel, taking extensive notes on Islam as it relates to English common law. Jefferson sought to understand Islam notwithstanding his personal disdain for the faith, a sentiment prevalent among his Protestant contemporaries in England and America.

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