29 Sep Episode 1 – Reflections with Micheal Wolfe (pt1)
A chat with Michael Wolfe, an American who converted to Islam, recounts his own journey a Californian pilgrim.
We also chat about his compilation of One Thousand Roads to Mecca: Ten Centuries of Travelers Writing about the Muslim Pilgrimage and the characters therein. Included are the travel narratives by Ibn Jubayr, Ibn Battuta, J. L. Burckhardt, Richard Burton, the Begum of Bhopal, John Keene, Winifred Stegar, Muhammad Asad, Harry St. John Philby, Lady Evelyn Cobbald, Jalal Al-e Ahmad, and Malcolm X.
(Originally aired on Radio Islam on 29/09/14)