Lesley Hazleton: On reading the Koran
'Lesley Hazleton sat down one day to read the Koran. And what she found -- as a non-Muslim, a self-identified "tourist" in the Islamic holy book -- wasn't what she expected. With serious scholarship and warm humor, Hazleton shares the grace, flexibility and mystery she found...' [source]
I would have given this lady an enthusiastic clapping myself.
[Hat-tip: Bilal Munir]