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The Faithful Scribe (Part 2)

The Faithful Scribe (Part 2)

August 17, 2014 | WGVU   Our guest is Shahan Mufti, author of The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War, a book about the cultural and religious roots of modern Pakistan.

Shahan Mufti is a journalist who has been published by Harper's, Wired, The New York Times Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, and many others.

Shahan is a graduate of New York University, Middlebury College, and the United World College of the American West. He served as a Fulbright scholar in India in 2004 and 2005.

He lives with his wife in Richmond, Virginia, where he is an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Richmond. 
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Coming up On Common Threads

Encore: Philip Goldberg   Nov-23-14  
Our guest is Philip Goldberg, author of the book American Veda and proprietor of the website of the same name which documents the colorful history and extraordinary influence of India's spiritual legacy on western culture. Philip joins us to talk about the concept of the guru.

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Katie Gordon, Kaufman Program Manager   Nov-16-14  
Guest host Dr. Douglas Kindschi speaks with Katie Gordon, Program Manager at the Kaufman Interfaith Institute.
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Justin Meyers of the Al Amana Centre in Oman   Nov-09-14  
Dr. Douglas Kindschi, Director of the Kaufman Interfaith Institute is our guest host today. His in-studio guest is Justin Meyers, Director of Education at the Al Amana Centre in Oman.
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Mitch Albom   Nov-02-14  
Guest host Charles Honey speaks with columnist, playwright, radio host, and best-selling author Mitch Albom. They discuss Mitch's latest book, 'The First Phone Call From Heaven' which is now in paperback.
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Encore: Faith on First (Part 2)   Oct-26-14  
We welcome back Charles Honey to continue our conversation about his book, Faith on First: Thoughts on God, Nature, and Sacrifice Bunts. Faith on First is a collection of his columns from the past 20 years.
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Encore: Charles Honey   Oct-19-14  
We welcome Charles Honey to Common Threads to talk about his book, 'Faith on First: Thoughts on God, Nature, and Sacrifice Bunts.' The book is a collection of his columns from the past 20 years.
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